People living in two communities in south-central Arizona that were evacuated due to a massive wildfire can now return home.
Several wildfires were burning Friday as weather forecasts called for hotter weather in the coming days.
Firefighters around Arizona are battling numerous wildfires as weather forecasters warn of dangerously high temperatures over the next few days.
Fire officials said Thursday that crews were battling a wildfire that forced a precautionary evacuation of a Boy Scout camp and cast a huge plume of smoke into the evening sky.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday called a special session of the state Legislature to boost wildfire funding as two large wildfires continue to burn in south-central Arizona.
Firefighters found a body while they were putting out a grass fire at a rest area near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, police said.
Firefighters gained a toehold on a massive wildfire in Arizona, one of several burning across the Southwest.
A historic drought in the southwestern U.S. means Montana firefighters will likely be asked to help other states handle blazes that could fill Montana’s skies with smoke this summer, fire-weather meteorologist Coleen Haskell told Gov. Greg Gianforte on Wednesday.
Firefighters in Arizona were fighting to gain a foothold into a massive wildfire, one of two that has forced thousands to flee.