It’s important to have boots on the ground when battling wildfires. And come July 1, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will be able to start putting 1,400 more boots on the ground. That’s when an expansion of a long-running program that lets the department use inmate crews to do forest maintenance will
The Prescott National Forest wants to remind our visitors about the importance of campfire safety and your part in preventing human-caused wildland fires. Warmer temperatures and spring winds are increasing fire danger across Arizona. Please be vigilant of the high winds and rising temperatures and avoid using anything with an open flame or a spark.
Drought Conditions Mean Potential for Early Fire Activity in Some Areas With Widespread Activity by June
Fire managers with the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management say current conditions continue to line up for another potentially active fire season across all corners of the state. Once temperatures warm up, the central and southern regions may see an early start to wildfire activity due to multiple factors, including the state’s severe