Governor Ducey Applauds The “Healthy Forest Initiative” Passed This Week

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey spoke to the press around the state Thursday about a new law to prevent and fight wildfires with help from Arizona inmates. Governor Ducey described the “Healthy Forest Initiative” starting with the pressing issue of wildfire risk, noting that last year’s wildfire season was the second most destructive in the history […]

2020 Was One Of The Worst Fire Seasons In Arizona In A Decade

Arizona just saw one of the worst fire seasons the state has had in a decade. State forestry officials say in 2020 over 25-hundred wildfires burned more than 978-thousand acres of state, federal and tribal lands. Of those fires, 82-percent were human caused. Last year, there were over 650 more fires that burned over 593-thousand […]

Flagstaff Area Hotshot Crews Working Wildfires In California

Area wildland firefighters continue to work on fires in California. Coconino National Forest officials say the Mormon Lake Hotshots are currently working the Bobcat Fire in Monrovia Park Canyon, helping protect the city of Monrovia from the fire. The Flagstaff Hotshots are currently working on the Creek Fire which is burning northeast of Fresno. The […]