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Arizona Fires

Brewer Praises Response To Tragedy

AP | FELICIA FONSECA and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire c...

Why Do Firefighters Take Such Risky Jobs?

Lisa Wade | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Lisa Wade

Nineteen firefighters died in Arizona on Sunday. It is a stark reminder that firefighters put their lives on the line to protect other people's property and lives. Why do they choose to take such dangerous work?

Firefighters Struggle To Contain Arizona Blaze

AP | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green

CROWN KING, Ariz. (AP) — High winds increased the acreage of a northern Arizona wildfire Tuesday, but also blew flames away from an historic mining ...

Record Weather Presents Dangerous Wildfire Threat

AP | REMA RAHMAN | Posted 04.13.2012 | Green

DENVER -- The West's 2012 wildfire season exploded in earnest last month with a wind-whipped blaze that killed three people in rugged alpine canyon co...

McCain Says Report Vindicates Claim On Border Fires

AP | Felicia Fonseca | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By FELICIA FONSECA, ASSOCIATED PRESS FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A study by Congress' investigative arm shows investigators have linked 30 fires that erupt...

FOX and Republicans Rerun Mexicans, Lies and Videotape, As Arizona Becomes Grand Canyon State Again

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

As Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Havasupai tribal elders and Rep. Raul Grijalva for a historic announcement at the Grand Canyon National Park on Monday, Republicans across Arizona scurried to create their own roadside attraction.

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 n...

Arizona Wildfire Spreads, Health Conditions Worsen

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 08.12.2011 | Green

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. — Firefighters on Sunday expressed the first real sense of hope that they were making progress in their battle against a hu...

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...

Arizona Wildfires Force Evacuation Of Another Town

AP/The Huffington Post | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) -- Stiff winds whipped up a gigantic blaze in the mountains of eastern Arizona on Monday, forcing the evacuation of a third ...

2 Massive Fires Burn In AZ, Smoke Visible In CO

AP | Posted 08.05.2011 | Denver

TUCSON, Ariz. — Crews on Saturday worked to protect several small Arizona communities from two large wildfires by clearing away brush near homes...