Lush growth in the mountains has raised the risk of wildfires.
Most of the land burned in Arizona wildfires this year was managed.
Two Oracle-area couples claimed their properties were destroyed in a backburn during the Bullock Fire in 2002.
2011 wildfire was started by a company employee.
No structures are threatened.
Oak Fire being managed to benefit the environment
A wildfire burning near Elgin has grown to about 800 acres, but is 75 percent contained, officials said Thursday.
A wind-whipped wildfire in Oak Creek Canyon near Flagstaff dramatically increased in size Wednesday as it sent up choking plumes of smoke, threatened homes and scuttled Memorial Day weekend plans in the popular hiking and camping area.
A 200-acre wildfire is burning on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation southwest of Tucson.
Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.
The Redington Fire burning east of Tucson was 80 percent contained Monday and burned less acreage than initially estimated.
The Redington Fire which has consumed 125 acres since it started Saturday afternoon is now 50 percent contained.
A wildfire broke out in the Mule Mountains near Bisbee and state land fire crews, along with firefighters from four other areas were on the scene Thursday night.
A fast-moving wildfire ignited by a lightning strike Saturday afternoon on ranch land near Elgin, about 55 miles southeast of Tucson, is now 65 percent contained.
Fire restrictions are a reaction to wildfires across the state
Progress is being reported in the fight against a wildfire burning near Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona.
Fire managers report that the Brown Fire in the Huachuca Mountains is now 25 percent contained. That's after low fire behavior Thursday allowed firefighters to strengthen containmen…
A wildfire burning in Garden Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains has grown and a Type 1 incident management team is expected to take over command of the fire around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Firefighters are anticipating strong gusts as they try to fully contain a wildfire south of Flagstaff near the Canyon Vista Campground.
The stage is set for wildland fires, but they don't have to start, say land managers.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to immunize the Land Department from mistakes and negligence that result in forest fires — even if that means destroyed homes and dead firefighters.