Fire Season 2020

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

Firefighters are mopping up and patrolling containment lines around a wildfire in the Tonto National Forest near the northeastern outskirts of metro Phoenix.


Firefighters are working to get a grip on a wildfire north of Phoenix that has destroyed several structures including at least four homes, 10 outbuildings and two vehicles.



A wildfire north of Phoenix has grown to nearly 12,500 acres and officials report zero containment.


Some residents have evacuated summer homes northeast of Phoenix where a wildfire in the Tonto National Forest has burned about 9,200 acres of grass and brush since it broke out Friday afternoon.


Kari Greer, U.S. Forest Service via AP, File

A research effort to see how long it takes people to recover from living with hazardous levels of wildfire smoke for seven weeks still hasn't determined the answer.