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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 …

Evacuation order downgraded in wildfire south of …

5/22/2024
Florence fire crews on Wednesday night are no longer on scene at a large structure and brush fire in the area of  Pinebrook and Dogwood roads  south of Florence     in the Cactus …

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 …

Time to get rid of invasive plant species

5/2/2024
The winter is gone and its taken its cleansing rain showers with it. Those showers are also vital to nourishing local plant life, and they’ve done their job well. Unfortunately, they …

Extended winter will cause havoc during upcoming …

3/18/2024
PHOENIX — The very wet and extended winter is going to cause fire havoc in much of Arizona’s grasslands, the state’s chief fire management officer said Monday.

West Chandler brewery part of Maui victim fundraiser

11/1/2023
Hop Central Brewing and Taproom, located on the southwest corner of Ray and Rural roads in West Chandler, said it’s entering into a partnership that will help benefit Maui wildfire victims. …

Valley leaders among those honored for efforts to end …

10/19/2023
Fourteen community advocates from across the state earned awards from Wildfire for their individual and collective efforts in the battle against poverty.

Harold’s brings back Hawaiian Luau on Sept. 2

8/23/2023
After several years of a hiatus, Harold’s Cave Creek Corral is bringing back its popular Hawaiian Luau event on Saturday, Sept. 2 with presenting sponsor, Sanderson Ford. The party features …

Scottsdale business owner assists in aftermath of Maui …

8/14/2023
This resident of Scottsdale is directly providing aid to the community in Maui, Hawaii, raising almost $30,000 in less than a week, after the state’s deadliest natural disaster in decades. …

Summer lightning causes Arizona wildfires

7/25/2023
Arizona is on fire. About 10 fires are currently burning in the northern half of the state as of Monday afternoon, according to a map from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. On …

State being cautious for upcoming wildfire season

3/28/2023
PHOENIX — That bumper crop of flowers and grasses from all that rain are going to turn from beautiful to deadly this coming wildfire season.

Community preparations for 2023 wildfire season

3/25/2023
It has been a fantastic winter in Maricopa County.