BIA Wildland Fire Management, Navajo Region

The Navajo Nation has downgraded fire restrictions on the reservation to allow for the use of chainsaws to gather firewood for the coming winter.

Coconino County

NOTE: The Coconino County Sheriff's Office says it has now located and interviewed Rachel Bridges. It is not clear what her possible connection to the fires may be.

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Flagstaff woman in connection with two fires that occurred Monday and Tuesday.

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Hundreds of Arizona firefighters have been assigned to wildfires burning across the West. It comes amid an unprecedented season for deadly and destructive blazes in the region. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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Firefighters are tamping down on recent record-breaking wildfires in California. But KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, scientists say bigger and more frequent blazes are here to stay.

The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will return to Stage I fire restrictions as wildfire danger increases in the absence of monsoon rains.