Tag Archives: Arizona

Crews Halt Arizona Wildfire

Growth of 15-acre fire halted     PORTAL, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say forward progress has been stopped on a 15-acre wildland fire in southeastern Arizona, but a hiking group has been asked to leave the area as a precaution. ...

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Photos: California Delta Fire

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — An explosive wildfire that closed down dozens of miles of a major California freeway nearly tripled in size overnight, just weeks after a nearby blaze that left neighborhoods in ruins and killed eight people, officials said ...

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Pilot Makes Forced Landing at Washington Wildfire

Amphibious tanker made a forced landing     SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot who was fighting a wildfire in northeast Washington has survived a plane crash. A post on the Northeast Washington Fire Information Facebook page says ...

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Forward Progress of Arizona Wildfire Stopped

Wildfire has burned 170 acres     CLINTS WELL, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a wildfire that prompted dozens of homes in a north-central Arizona forest to be put on pre-evacuation notice. The ...

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Fire Fears Force Land Closures in Arizona

Many parts of the West are dealing with drought     By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dry pine needles and dead wood snapped under fire prevention officer Matt Engbring’s boots as he hiked a half-mile into ...

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