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Sidewinder Fire south of Florence contained

5/27/2024
Fire crews have fully contained the Sidewinder Fire south of Florence. The blaze, which started May 25, was located northeast of State Route 79 and northwest of the Cactus Forest area, the …

Second desert fire reported south of Florence

5/24/2024
Fire crews have gotten the upper hand on another fire burning south of Florence – the second one this week. The Dotbug Fire started Thursday evening in the desert area along State Route 79 …

Pinebrook Fire south of Florence being contained

5/23/2024
The Pinebrook Fire south of Florence is now 35% contained at 8 acres, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is reporting. The fire started Wednesday afternoon in the area of …

Welding, grinding primary causes of recent wildfires …

5/14/2024
A recent spike in wildfire activity in some parts of Pinal County is causing concern for state fire management officers. Since April 1 to May 9, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire …

White Mountain Apache Tribe donates Arizona State …

11/24/2023
The White Mountain Apache Tribe, in partnership with the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, delivered the 2023 Arizona State Christmas tree for display at the State Capitol in Phoenix.

Chandler to spend $145K for tree inventory

11/11/2023
One of the items the Chandler City Council approved Thursday, as part of the consent agenda at its regular meeting, was a $145,000 appropriation for a tree inventory. In April, according to a …

Arizona Forestry invests $8 million in landscape …

10/27/2023
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management announces a nearly $8 million investment into the state with grants that aid in invasive plant eradication and support hazardous fuels reduction work to promote safer communities.

It’s Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week

3/28/2022
Each year, nine out of 10 wildfires across the country are started by people. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, in 2021, 71% of Arizona’s fires were human …

Strategic fuels reduction work begins near Apache …

6/2/2021
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has begun a month-long, 113-acre hazardous fuels reduction project northeast of Apache Junction near the Goldfield Ghost Town. The fuels …

Are you ready for fire season? Goodyear Fire captain …

4/19/2021
Scenic hillsides and open desert dotted with Saguaros, creosote bush and other plants are a draw for many living in Goodyear communities like Estrella, but with the serenity of life outside the asphalt jungle comes responsibility.