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Arizona Fire

New Videos Show Fight To Beat Blaze That Killed 19 Firefighters

Reuters | Posted 01.11.2015 | Green

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Newly released video chronicling the battle against an Arizona blaze that killed 19 elit...

'I Told Them Daddy Had An Accident' | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed battling a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona....

'Hotshot' Firefighter's Widow In Benefits Battle With City

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

The widow of one of the 19 "hotshot" firefighters who died in an Arizona wildfire in late June is being denied lifetime benefits by the city of Presco...

Yarnell Wildfire Appears To Be Burning Out

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green

By Brad Poole Phoenix, Ariz., July 4 (Reuters) - An Arizona wildfire that left 19 firefighters dead as it swept over rugged mountainou...

The Moral Matters

Christopher Holshek | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

Americans are a rarity in the world in that they identify themselves not by human categorization but by an idea forged 237 years ago in the Declaration of Independence. A state of mind as much as a state of being is what enables the United States to be the premier nation of nations.

When Firefighters Fall, Fire Chaplains Stand

Religion News Service | ADELLE M. BANKS | Posted 07.03.2013 | Religion

(RNS) As friends and families reel from the news that 19 elite firefighters died battling an Arizona wildfire Sunday (June 30), the work of some of th...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Of Deadly Arizona Fire Spreading

Posted 07.01.2013 | Green

The terrifying spread of the deadly Yarnell Hill fire still raging near Yarnell, Ariz. is captured in this smoky time-lapse video clip recorded by a l...

Arizona Wildfire Blame Game Continues

Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

By Tim Gaynor PALOMINAS, Ariz -- Two Arizona wildfires that have scorched a quarter-million acres combined and destroyed dozens of homes just north...

How the West Was Lost: The American West in Flames

Chip Ward | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green
Chip Ward

The harbingers of a warming planet vary across the American landscape. In the Gulf states, it's monster hurricanes. In the Midwest, swarms of tornadoes. In the East it's those killer heat waves and blizzards. But in the West, we just burn.

Raton Fire Triples In Size, Crosses Border Into Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.14.2011 | Denver

The fire blazing through Raton, New Mexico has tripled in size overnight and has crossed the border into Colorado, Tuesday morning. The Huffington ...

Arizona Wildfire Spreads, Health Conditions Worsen

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2011 | Green

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — An eye-stinging, throat-burning haze of smoke spewing from a gigantic wildfire in eastern Arizona is beginning to stretc...

Is Your Community Ready For Wildfire Season?

Posted 08.08.2011 | Impact

The massive wildfire raging across eastern Arizona is a vivid reminder of how suddenly and rapidly fires can erupt and take over this time of year. As...

Arizona Wildfire Now Larger Than Phoenix

AP/The Huffington Post | By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) -- A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area larger than the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of re...

Firefighters From Around The Country Help Battle Arizona Wildfires

Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

No one would characterize the massive Arizona wildfire as good news, but the tragic, ongoing disaster has prompted firefighters from across the countr...

Thousands Of Firefighters Battle Arizona Wildfire, Communities Forced To Evacuate

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

GREER, Ariz. -- More than 2,000 firefighters from several states battled a 287-square-mile wildfire in eastern Arizona that forced the evacuation of m...