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Evacuation orders expand as wildfires continue to burn in Arizona

Hot weather and severe drought are driving an active fire season

Fear of wildfires forces forest closures across Arizona

Nearly all the national forests in the state will be fully closed this week as firefighting resources run thin and fire danger remains high

Southwest US states bake, wildfire threatens Arizona towns

Warnings remains in effect for excessive heat in Arizona and Nevada at least through the weekend.

UA climatologist hopeful monsoon will arrive in early July

Precipitation shortfalls over the last year has exasperated drought in the region.

Telegraph Fire evacuee grateful to firefighters for saving business

Residents of Top-of-the-World had to temporarily evacuate.

Legislature passes wildfire relief bill

Hundreds of millions of dollars will go to help fight wildfires and communities impacted by the fires.

Arizona lawmakers advance $100M fire fund in special session

Wednesday's committee votes came after hearing dire warnings from state wildfire officials.

Some residents remain evacuated by rural Arizona wildfire

More than 1,000 firefighters have focused on protecting structures and maintaining containment lines

Crews make steady gains on wildfire in rural Arizona

Despite progress, several communities are still being told to be ready in case of evacuation.

One year after Bighorn Fire, Coronado National Forest fire risk remains high

Drought conditions have worsened over the last year.

Governor tours Arizona fires, calls for special session

Ducey wants the Legislature to approve extra money to ensure that firefighters have the resources they need

Rural Arizona residents wait as wildfire spreads uncontained

The so-called Telegraph Fire, straddling two counties, has burned 112 square miles and was at zero containment Tuesday

Arizona wildfires prompt evacuation orders, advisory notices

Evacuations were ordered for areas on the San Carlos Apache Reservation and residents of Superior were advised to prepare for possible evacuation

Evacuation orders lifted in Old Bisbee; wildfire contained

Residents are being allowed to return home

Understanding the Bighorn Fire Encore Special

The Bighorn Fire burned in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson for 48-days over the summer destroying nearly 120,000 acres. (29:30)

Bonito Rock Fire Grows In Southeastern Arizona

The wildfire has grown by about 600 acres this weekend, and high winds and low humidity may facilitate further growth

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