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Hot, dry forecast offers little hope for relief as wildfires rage

A half-dozen wildfires were burning close to 140,000 acres across Arizona Tuesday and growing, as heat, wind and drought conditions complicated firefighting efforts, officials said. The largest of the blazes, the Telegraph Fire near Superior, grew by 11,000 acres between Monday and Tuesday morning to more than 71,000 acres, and led to additional evacuation orders

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City of Prescott June Brush Drop Off Event

The first line of defense against a wildfire is to create and maintain defensible space around your home.  Removing excess brush and other vegetation around your home and structures can slow the rate and intensity of an advancing wildfire.  To promote these efforts, the City of Prescott is offering a free brush and vegetation drop

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Staying Fire Wise & Ember Aware to Reduce Wildfire Risks in Our Community

Even though winter only recently decided to make an appearance, it is always important to remember in our area fire season is still just around the corner as we approach late spring and early summer. While it is the ultimate goal of the Prescott Fire Department and other agency partners to continually focus on preparedness,

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