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Fireworks Pose Huge Fire Threat As Fire Danger Remains High

Sedona AZ (July 2, 2018) – As we inch closer to the Fourth of July holiday, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management wants to remind the public that the fire danger remains extremely high and dry conditions persist across the state. Fireworks are a huge fire hazard and have been the cause of many wildfires. With that, we urge the public to be careful and not careless if using fireworks. As... 

SOAZ and Coconino County Begin Stage II Fire Restrictions

Sedona AZ (April 30, 2018) – Come Tuesday, May 1, 2018, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will implement Stage II Fire Restrictions across all Southern Arizona state owned and managed lands. Restrictions will impact Cochise, Greenlee, Graham, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz counties. On Friday, May 4, 2018, DFFM will place Coconino County, south of the Grand Canyon, in Stage... 

Conditions Trigger Fire Restrictions in Central and Western Arizona

Interactive Map showing Agency management boundaries:  Click here Sedona AZ (April 19, 2018) – Beginning April 20, 2018, campfire and smoking restrictions will be implemented on state lands and federally managed public lands in central and western Arizona which includes Yavapai, Maricopa, La Paz Yuma, Mohave and Gila counties, as well as portions of Pinal county. Restrictions will be in effect... 

Feds Help State Pay for Resources on Lizard Fire

Sedona AZ  (June 14, 2017) – It’s wildfire season and everyday fire crews are called to a new start somewhere throughout the state. Regardless of size, the amount it costs to fight these fires adds up. Arizona has already incurred a multi-million-dollar tab to battle wildfires this year and the cost to suppress the Lizard Fire is adding to that bill. To help ease some of the burden, the Department... 

Arizona wildfire burns over three thousand acres

Sedona AZ (June 11, 2017) – The Bowie Fire, about 13 miles southeast of Bowie, Arizona, which started on June 7, 2017, was caused by lightning. Brush, tall grass and rugged terrain provided quick fuel and, to-date, with 90% containment, the Southwest Area Incident Management Team reports over 3,036 acres burned. As of this morning, the evacuation of Diamond Mountain retreat off Old Fort Bowie... 
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