Arizona wildfires

Firefighters

Firefighters get pay boost, say more needed as wildfires keep growing – Cronkite News

Advocates welcomed the announcement this week that pay for federal firefighters will increase by as much as $20,000 this year, what one official called a potentially “life-changing” step for the chronically underpaid crews. But they say more still needs to be done to attract and retain crews to the dangerous job of battling wildland blazes,

Wildlife

Wind will be a force to reckon with on Southwest wildfires

Photo: The Tunnel Fire Fire managers across the Southwest are reckoning with strong winds that forecasters say could lead to explosive growth in wildfires this week. Hundreds of people were evacuated in numerous blazes that have scorched structures and signaled an early start to the fire season. A wildfire on the outskirts of Flagstaff continued

Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update: July 11, 2021

Tiger Fire Size: 16,113 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: 361 Morning Dust From Salt River Valley Night Storm Obscures Tiger Fire With the community of Crown King in a “Set” status, the town remains closed to the public. Only residents are allowed

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Arizona Wildfires Update – July 1, 2021

Photo: Bottom Fire Rafael Fire Acres: 78,750 Percent Containment: 89% Date/Time Detected: Friday, 06/18/2021 at 1927 MST Structures Damaged/Destroyed:  1 Number of Personnel: 476 Cause: Lightning Origin/Location: 4 miles north of Perkinsville Yesterday, scattered rain fell across the north half of the fire. Crews continued with mop up, patrol, and suppression repair work on all flanks of the fire with suppression repair work being completed below the Mogollon Rim in and

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Arizona Wildfires – Update 6/28/2021

Rock Butte Fires Location:  Five fires north of Paulden and west of Hwy 89 Start Date: 6/17/2021-6/18/2021 Size:  Rock Butte -126 acres, Red Hat – 49 acres, Limestone – 33 acres, Silent – 27 acres, Spring – 567 acres Percent Contained:   Limestone, Silent, Red Hat are 100% contained; Rock Butte – 85%; Spring – 75% Cause: Lightning Summary:  Management of the

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Arizona Wildfires update

Telegraph Fire Current as of 6/11/2021, 10:18:28 PM Incident Type Wildfire Cause Human-under Investigation Date of Origin Friday June 04th, 2021 approx. 01:30 PM Location One and a half miles southeast of Superior Incident Commander Bales Type 1 SWIMT2 20 structures burned Current Situation Total Personnel 965 Size 86,529 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained 45%

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