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Crews Battle Arizona Wildfire Threatening Communities

Firefighters in south-central Arizona have gained a toehold against a massive wildfire that has burned at least five structures and forced thousands of people to evacuate rural towns and shut down several highways. The so-called Telegraph Fire burning south of …

Crews Aided by Light Rain in Battle Against Arizona Wildfire

Light rain falling Wednesday helped crews battle a wildfire near Flagstaff, Arizona, that has raged for days in a mountain pass recreation area overlooking the city, officials said. Up to 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain was allowing ground crews …

Homes Near Northern Arizona Wildfire Have Evacuations Lifted

Homeowners in northern Arizona were given the green light to return days after being displaced by a fast-moving wildfire, while residents more than 200 miles away fled their homes after a blaze forced an evacuation of a small mountain community …

Wildfire in Southern Arizona Grows

Firefighters say a wildfire not far from the Arizona-Mexico border has grown but is not threatening any homes, so far. Carrie Dennett, of the Arizona State Forestry, said on June 18 that the blaze is burning about 20 miles north …