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Tussock Fire Update – May 16th, 2021

Acres: 5546 Percent Containment: 82% Date/Time Detected: May 8, 2021. 2:15 PM Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 342 Cause: Human-under investigation Origin/Location: 7 miles southwest of Crown King. FIRE DANGER “EXTREME” The potential for new wildfires in the southwest is extreme this weekend. Fire officials are preparing for potential dry lightning moving in from New Mexico with

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Get ready for a busy year fighting wildfires, experts in Arizona warn

Arizona already has seen a few fires this year, and experts say the state is likely to experience another major year for wildfires. In April alone, the Margo Fire in Pinal County burned about 1,100 acres, and another blaze continues to burn southwest of Heber. On Monday, a fire started southeast of Whiteriver and has

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Horse Fire Update as of 10/19/2020

Acres: 8968 acres Containment:21% Start Date: Oct. 15, 2020: noon Cause: Human, Under Investigation Origin Location: 7 Miles Northwest of Crown King; 18 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District (T1N, R2W, S24) Three firefighting divisions are protecting the community of Crown King, Arizona from the Horse wildfire Monday by creating firebreaks,

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