Fire Season 2020


Authorities say a pilot is dead after a helicopter he was flying crashed yesterday while fighting a wildfire near Payson.

Navajo Region Fire and Aviation Management Bureau of Indian Affairs

Fire crews on the Navajo Nation say a lightning-caused wildfire has grown to 10,694 acres.

Navajo Region Fire and Aviation Management

Navajo Nation health officials have issued a smoke advisory for communities close to a 9,000-acre wildfire near Ganado.


A forest health institute at Northern Arizona University has a new executive director.


Officials on the Tonto National Forest say they’ll close the forest beginning Thursday because of ongoing extreme fire danger.