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Bighorn Fire damage adds to challenges for Summerhaven businesses

The pandemic had already hit the community's economy.

Monsoon helps quench Bighorn Fire

Scarred landscape will present a flooding hazard for months.

Flood warning for Bighorn Fire area

The rain is both good and bad news.

Bighorn Fire forces additional evacuations

The wildfire has burned more than 82,000 acres and is continuing to move north and east.

Wildfires burn across Arizona

We discuss the year's fire outlook and what ecological changes result from such fires.

More fuel, dry weather create perfect storm for Bighorn Fire crews

A discussion with UA professor and fire ecology expert Don Falk.

Bighorn Fire evacuation area expands

Residents were told to evacuate immediately to a shelter or with family or friends.

Summerhaven ordered to evacuate due to Bighorn Fire

Pima County issued a "GO" order Tuesday afternoon for Mount Lemmon and Summerhaven.

Evacuation ordered for Catalina Foothills

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department ordered the evacuation. Further evacuations are pending.

Sheriff's department tells some foothills residents to be ready to evacuate due to fire

Catalina Foothills residents were alerted to be aware of the progress of the Bighorn Fire, which has burned more than 3,000 acres.

Drone flights cost firefighters time in north Tucson mountain blaze

Drone operators could face prison time and fines if they are caught interfering with airborne crews.

Fire in Pusch Ridge area grows over the weekend

The lightning-caused Bighorn Fire came within a mile of some Oro Valley communities on Saturday.

Pusch Ridge burns near Oro Valley

The lightning-caused fire began Friday night.

As if firefighting wasn’t dangerous enough, crews grapple with COVID-19

On top of a challenging fire season, officials also expect difficulties in observing distancing in a job that relies on face-to-face communication.

Campfires, stoves, smoking banned on public lands for fire risk

Public land agencies are trying to limit human-caused wildfires this summer.

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