Fire Season 2021

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Fire crews near Kingman say this week’s rain and snow has helped diminish the intensity of a wildfire burning in the Hualapai Mountains.

Coconino National Forest

Coconino National Forest officials plan to begin a series of large prescribed burns near Flagstaff and along the Mogollon Rim next week.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

An Oregon man has been arrested for starting a small wildfire last Friday in a forested area near Blue Ridge.

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Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change warmed the planet. 

  

Coconino County

State fire officials and Governor Doug Ducey say the upcoming wildfire season could be early and potentially active. The remarks come after one of the driest years on record in the state. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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