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Largest Firefighting Deployment in AZ History

While Arizona firefighters from multiple agencies responded to major wildland fires, such as the Wallow, Horseshoe 2 and Monument blazes, the Arizona State Forestry Division provided valuable support to mobilize more than 100 responding fire departments from cities, rural fire districts, and volunteer fire organizations.  Additionally, the Division also dispatched several private fire service companies. “This is […]

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Wallow Firefighting Progress and Flood Preparation

Firefighting officials say the Wallow Fire in Eastern Arizona is 18% contained this afternoon, after consuming 469,407 acres. 36 structures have been lost, with 2,714 threatened. As crews work to prevent spread of the fire into New Mexico, 4,734 personnel remain fighting the fire. Some roads remain closed, but the Arizona Department of Transportation has […]

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Motorists Urged to Prevent Wildfires

As the Wallow Fire continues to burn out of control, already consuming 389,000 acres, state authorities are urging people to use extra caution.  With humidity levels in the single digits, many areas of the state face extreme fire danger. In addition to the Wallow Fire, and Flagstaff’s Hill Fire which is contained, the Horseshow Two […]

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State of Emergency–AZ’s Wallow Fire Updates

Governor Jan Brewer today signed a Declaration of Emergency in response to the wildfires raging in Apache and Greenlee Counties. This declaration releases $200,000 from the Governor’s Emergency Funds (via the State General Fund) to pay for emergency responses and recovery expenses for damage resulting from the fires. The funding will support costs not covered by […]

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