Fire Season 2019


Smoky conditions could possibly return to communities from Flagstaff to Sedona Wednesday and Thursday as hand and aerial ignitions resume on the Whiskey Fire.

Forest Service Seeks Bids To Thin Dense Stands Of Trees

Sep 17, 2019

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking proposals to remove dense stands of trees in a wide swath of Arizona to help prevent wildfires.

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Coconino National Forest officials say the Museum Fire that ignited north of Flagstaff in July was likely caused by forest restoration work. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the blaze prompted evacuations and threatened several areas of the city.

Two new wildfires started over the weekend in the Kaibab National Forest in northern Arizona.

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Coconino National Forest officials say a lightning-caused wildfire about 4 miles northeast of Clints Well that began last week is currently being used to clean up forest fuels and burn across the landscape for restoration efforts.