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The Daily Courier

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Apache, Coconino, northern Gila, Navajo, and Yavapai counties in northern Arizona.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have scaled back the search for a man accused of setting fires in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests and shooting at a federal officer earlier this week. 

 

allgrandcanyon.com

Crews battling a wildfire southwest of Grand Canyon Airport near the town of Tusayan report significant progress. The Rain Fire was 40 percent contained as of Thursday morning and has burned about 150 acres.

 

The Coconino National Forest will begin stage II fire restrictions Thursday morning at 8 a.m. It bans all campfires and charcoal and wood stoves, even in developed areas, along with many other fire-causing activities. 

Eric Dufresne/Wikimedia Commons

New restrictions aimed at preventing human-caused wildfires are about to take effect in two northern Arizona national forests.

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