A fire that began in a backyard shed extended into the attic of a Phoenix home
A wildfire burning in the Santa Catalina Mountains of southern Arizona is prompting more evacuations.
Many sections of the Tonto National Forest will be closed starting 6 a.m. Thursday because of extreme fire danger due to dry conditions.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags lowered at all state buildings Tuesday to honor the elite firefighters from Prescott who died in 2013 while battling a wildfire northwest of Phoenix.
Arizona's Republican governor shut down bars, movie theaters, gyms and water parks Monday and leaders in several states ordered residents to wear masks in public in a dramatic course reversal amid an alarming resurgence of coronavirus cases nationwide.
More than 1,000 firefighters in southern Arizona continue to battle a wildland fire in extremely windy conditions in the Santa Catalina Mountains that has closed a state park and forced evacuations northeast of Tucson.
An evacuation notice was issued Saturday for a sparsely populated rural area northeast of Tucson because of a wildfire burning brush in a desert valley after coursing across the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Firefighters have now encircled three-fifths of a major fire northeast of metro Phoenix and the progress in containing the fire has allowed authorities to lift evacuation notices and to reopen previously closed highways.
Hundreds of firefighters made some progress Monday against major wildfires across Arizona.
Hundreds of firefighters continued to battle three major wildfires burning Sunday in forested mountains and desert hills across Arizona.