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Cliff Cross/12 News

Arizona has the highest number in the country this year for illegal drone flights over wildfires. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it puts firefighters and property even more at risk. 


Coconino County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have scaled back the search for a man accused of setting fires in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests and shooting at a federal officer earlier this week. 

 

Melissa Sevigny

Polls show that Americans are ambivalent about the role of science in our society. Ironically, there’s plenty of research about why people mistrust research. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny discussed those findings with Rod Parnell, environmental science professor at Northern Arizona University.


azgovernor.gov

A northern Arizona wildfire is nearing full containment and officials say it's time to take precautions against possible post-fire flooding.

USFS

An Arizona sheriff says authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly set several fires in a forested area and later fired shots at a federal officer, who wasn't wounded.

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