The Mangum Fire near the Grand Canyon torched nearly 15,000 acres and was 2% contained as other wildfires continued burning across Arizona
Crews took advantage of cooler temperatures overnight to complete a burnout in advance of a wildfire to stop it from reaching homes near mountains near metro Tucson but the fire remained a threat to neighborhoods, officials said Saturday.
Hundreds of Arizona residents under an evacuation notice were allowed to return home Friday but were told to remain ready to leave at a moment's notice as a wildfire burns in a national forest near Tucson.
Firefighters prepared to ignite a backburn to slow a wildfire threatening homes from the nearby mountains of a national forest.
A 39-mile stretch of a scenic highway in a sparsely populated part of eastern Arizona is closed due to a lightning-sparked wildfire burning in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
Firefighters were battling two separate wildfires Monday in a mountainous area outside of Tucson.
Arizona's wildfire season is already in high gear, thanks in large part to human carelessness but also weather conditions last winter that produced an abundance of vegetation now serving as fire fuel.
An evacuation order was issued Tuesday for some residents of Queen Valley east of Phoenix as crews continued to battle a lightning-caused wildfire.
The fire has destroyed at least 10 structures and forced hundreds of people to flee, but firefighters seem to be getting the upper hand.
A brush fire is burning in the town of Cave Creek, destroying nearly a dozen structures and leading to a mandatory evacuation order.