National forests, counties and cities across northern Arizona will move to Stage II fire restrictions Friday as record drought conditions continue across the Southwest. Governor Doug Ducey yesterday declared a State of Emergency for both the Telegraph and Mescal fires, which have forced thousands to evacuate. A third large wildfire is burning north of Flagstaff.

Flagstaff Police Department

Flagstaff police say they’re continuing to investigate a tow truck crash nearly two weeks ago that left one cyclist dead and several others injured.

Tonto National Forest

Governor Doug Ducey has issued two emergency declarations in response to the Telegraph and Mescal fires burning in Pinal and Gila counties.

Officials with the Prescott National Forest will implement State II fire restrictions beginning this Friday, June 11th, at 8 a.m.

Cole Habay

Coconino National Forest fire crews responded early Monday morning to a wildfire 15 miles north of Flagstaff.