Fire Season 2021


A Wyoming smokejumper has died of injuries suffered last month while fighting a wildfire in New Mexico. 


Coconino National Forest officials say staff discovered 52 illegal campfires over the holiday weekend.

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

A wildfire near the small mining town of Bagdad in Yavapai County has burned more than a dozen homes. It comes amid extended drought and high fire danger throughout the Southwest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.




Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials have ordered the evacuation of 575 residents in the town of Bagdad as crews battle a wildfire.

U.S. Forest Service

Prescott National Forest officials say bark beetles have infested thousands of acres of ponderosa pines in the area.