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Firefighters make a Splash for Cash in challenge

Firefighters make a Splash for Cash in challenge

Firefighters in Tucson are keeping cool for charity with a new project. 

July 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

2 hospitalized in fire at Phoenix oil tanker business

PHOENIX — Phoenix firefighters are now mopping up an oil fire at an oil tanker business that sent up a massive plume of black smoke. Approximately 20 engines and ladder trucks were dispatched. Television footage showed firefighters shooting water and foam at the flames and the smoke plume g…

April 22, 2014 8:17 amLoading…
5 displaced after house fire

5 displaced after house fire

A family of five were displaced from their home after an unattended grill caught their house on fire Wednesday afternoon.

October 09, 2013 7:45 pm
Grill fire damages Catalina Foothills home

Grill fire damages Catalina Foothills home

A gas grill fire damaged a home early today in a gated community in the Catalina Foothills, officials say.

July 26, 2013 10:31 am

Update: Fox Theatre will host benefit concert for firefighters

A benefit concert for the families of the 19 firefighters killed battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in central Arizona will take place at the Fox Tucson Theatre Sunday evening.

July 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-area firefighters step in to help in Prescott area

Several firefighters from the Tucson area are in Prescott and Yarnell lending assistance in the aftermath of Sunday's mass casualties.

July 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hotshots' actions examined

Hotshots' actions examined

Stephen and Cheri Grady visit a memorial outside the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew fire station in Prescott, honoring the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died Sunday.

July 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

A listing of deadly wildfire incidents

A look at some of the deadliest tragedies that have claimed the lives of wildland firefighters, including the 19 killed Sunday in an Arizona blaze:

July 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Firefighter wildfire emergency shelter

Firefighter wildfire emergency shelter

Diagram of how a portable fire shelter, used by firefighters fighting wildfires, work. MCT 2013With BC-ARIZONA-FIREFIGHTERS-1ST-LEDE:LA, Los Angeles Times by Cindy Carcamo and Matt Pearce

July 01, 2013 11:43 pm

Obama statement on Yarnell fire tragedy

This morning the White House released this statement by the President on the wildfire in Arizona:

July 01, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
New NW Fire chief garners lots of praise

New NW Fire chief garners lots of praise

Michael J. Brandt

May 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New NW Fire chief garners lots of praise

New NW Fire chief garners lots of praise

Michael J. Brandt, who has served as Northwest Fire District's interim chief since Oct. 6, will have the label removed Tuesday, when he will sign a two-year contract to serve as chief.

May 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Rodeo-Chediski Fire in 2002

The Rodeo-Chediski Fire in 2002

Northwest Fire and Rescue's Melanie O'Daniel, left, and Jackie Janton spray foam on the house of Aripine resident Harry Newman as fire approaches. The house was saved after a back burn.

May 07, 2013 12:37 pm
The Aspen Fire in 2003

The Aspen Fire in 2003

Heavy smoke envelopes a hotshot crew as firefighters wait for flames to move toward them.

May 07, 2013 11:13 am
The Aspen Fire in 2003

The Aspen Fire in 2003

Steve Hulland Jr. and his wife, Samantha, draw support from each other. Mount Lemmon Cabins & Cookies, which went up in flames, was their family business. 

May 07, 2013 11:13 am

Law & Order Briefs

Man shot and killed by agent is identified

December 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Firefighters battle 3 home blazes

Firefighters battle 3 home blazes

An early morning fire at a triplex damaged one apartment and temporarily caused two people in adjoining apartments to be evacuated in the 2400 block of North Treat Avenue.

November 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Firefighters battle 3 home blazes

Firefighters battle 3 home blazes

An apartment fire in the 3600 block of East Blacklidge Drive caused an estimated $25,000 worth of damage on Wednesday.

November 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Firefighters battle 3 home blazes

Firefighters battle 3 home blazes

Three residential fires in 12 hours kept Tucson firefighters busy.

November 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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