Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

Prescott National Forest

The Prescott National Forest on Wednesday joined four other national forests in Arizona in lifting closures that generally barred public entry. 


Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests fully closed to all visitors Thursday morning because of extreme fire danger and limited firefighting resources.

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

Officials say the Rafael Fire burning southwest of Flagstaff could have grown to as many as 35,000 acres Tuesday with no containment yet reported. Crews, however, weren’t able to generate an accurate infrared map because of cloud cover Tuesday night. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

A Type 2 Incident Management team will take command of two lightning-caused wildfires near Heber on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

Coconino National Forest

Fire restrictions went into place Friday morning across several national forests and counties as northern and central Arizona face what are traditionally the driest and warmest months of the year.