A massive alligator juniper tree near Prescott is believed to be the largest and oldest of its kind in the world. It’s survived hundreds, possibly thousands of years of fire and drought. Forester Ben De Blois says the tree’s unique growth pattern makes it hard to tell just how old.
An Arizona lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would use state funds to help pay the pensions of several wildland fire fighters from Prescott killed battling the Yarnell Hill Fire. KNAU’s Justin Regan has more.
Firefighters have made significant progress in recent days battling the 25,342-acre Goodwin Fire on the Prescott National Forest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, crews have now contained 43 percent of the blaze.