Kaibab National Forest

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Decreased fire danger resulting from recent rain and increased humidity is allowing three national forests in Arizona to lift all or some of their fire restrictions and area closures.

Dyan Bone/U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region, Kaibab National Forest

A new study from Northern Arizona University outlines the economic impact in the case of a catastrophic wildfire on Bill Williams Mountain. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


The Daily Courier

Fire restrictions are continuing to go into effect across Arizona as the entire Southwest contends with historically dry conditions and increased wildfire danger.

Authorities are evacuating residents of a small northern Arizona community because of a wildfire.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning through Friday for the entire state of Arizona. Officials with the region’s national forests are urging people to use caution with fire, especially campfires. KNAU’s Justin Regan has more. 


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