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In California and Washington, firefighters and the national guard try to contain blazes.
Rain expected Friday should help dampen blaze.
Readers from all over the Tucson area captured stunning photos of the Finger Rock Fire burning in the Catalina Mountains on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
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A wildfire that had been burning in a remote part of the Catalina Mountains near Tucson since July 29, reignited on Wednesday and has spread to 500 acres. The flames were visible at night from all areas of town.
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Most evacuated are being allowed back home.
Second smaller fire burning in remote area NE of Tucson
Recent rains are lessening fire danger but grasslands dry out quickly.
Fire crews will remain overnight to fully extinguish the fire, authorities said.
Fire warnings issued for areas east of Tucson, including Safford, Douglas and parts of Nogales.
Your cooperation is needed to prevent fires on forest lands this weekend.
Prescribed fires above Fort Huachuca's gunnery ranges serve several purposes.
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.
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.