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Arizona Wildfires Update – July 12, 2021

Tiger Fire Size: 16,246 acres Containment: 43% Cause: Lightning Location: 11 miles east of Crown King Start Date: June 30, 2021, 3:45 p.m. Incident Commander: Dave Gesser Incident Personnel: 319 FIRE CLOSURES: The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and Prescott National Forest have closed County Road 177 and national forest lands generally south of County Road 177 from Mayer west to Palace Station,

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Fires rage in several states as heat wave broils US West

Firefighters working in searing weather struggled to contain a Northern California wildfire that continued to grow Sunday and forced the temporary closure of a major highway, one of several large blazes burning across the U.S. West amid another heat wave that shattered records and strained power grids. In Arizona, a small plane crashed Saturday during

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Arizona Wildfires Update – July 6, 2021

Tiger Fire Email: 2021.tiger@firenet.gov     Size: 11, 971 acres                                                 Containment:  0%                          Cause: Lightning Location: 11 miles east of Crown King               Start Date: June 30, 3:45 p.m.  Incident Commander: Dave Gesser            Incident Personnel: 205 Rain on Saturday slowed fire growth and lessened its activity. As reported by remote automated weather stations placed around fire, the south end of the fire received 2.65 inches of rain,

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Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Photo: This undated aerial photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a herd of caribou on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska.  The Biden administration on Tuesday suspended oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, reversing a drilling program approved by the Trump administration and reviving a political

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Early Giving For Arizona Gives Day Begins March 16

Early giving begins March 16 for individuals wishing to make donations toward the ninth annual Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour statewide online fundraising event on Tuesday, April 6. The public and individual businesses also can create their own fundraising page for a specific nonprofit, “which is a great way to show their support for their

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Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out, the House voted

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