Tag Archives: Arizona

Wildfire in Arizona Under Investigation

Fire in Cochise County was human-caused   BENSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the cause of a wind-driven wildfire that has charred about 3 square miles (8 square kilometers) in southeastern Arizona remains under investigation. Fire officials say the human-caused ...

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Global Supertanker 747 Drop

Fire retardant drop on a California home     YouTube – A video shared on Instagram by Jenny Crane Thursday shows fire retardant being dropped on a home in Murrieta, where the Liberty Fire has burned about 300 acres.

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Winds Churn California Wildfires

Firefighting aircraft grounded due to strong winds     By AMANDA LEE MYERS and ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The same vicious winds that turned three Southern California wildfires into destructive dynamos were also making the firefight ...

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Cedar Fire Entrapment Report, Arizona

June 2016 fire trapped a Navajo Interagency Hotshot Crew     Wildland Fire LLC – This is the Cedar Fire Entrapment Briefing video which supports the Cedar Fire Factual Report. To access the report follow this link. Cedar Fire Entrapment/Fire ...

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Meet Arizona’s All-Female Firefighting Crew

Female inmates from Perryville prison complex give back   (ABC15/YouTube)   SCOTTSDALE, AZ (ABC15) – Twenty women from the Perryville prison complex make up the only all-female inmate firefighting crew in the state. “I’ve learned so much about myself — ...

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Granite Mountain Hotshots Movie Trailer

What do you think? Will you watch it?     Sony Pictures – All men are created equal… then, a few become firefighters. Only the Brave, based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story ...

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Western Wildfire Evacuees Return

Evacuees return home as fire crews contain blazes     OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back ...

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