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After so many smoke-filled summers and record-setting burns, residents of Western North America are no strangers to wildfires. Still, many questions are circulating about why forest fires are … more
Florence is looking to hire its second fire chief in a year after its latest chief abruptly resigned following an incident at a town council meeting. Paul Adams resigned on June 23, two days after … more
The Peoria Fire-Medical Department will honor the life of retired Capt. David Stutzman, who lost his battle with occupational cancer on June 15. The celebration of life will be July 13, at … more
Mesa Police Department’s four primary patrol radio channels may soon be encrypted so transmissions cannot be heard by members of the public listening in. The change is needed for officer … more
After 37 years of full-time service plus an additional 2.5 years of reserve firefighter service, Mark Blackstone officially retired June 30 from Superstition Fire and Medical District. He was the … more
With the Fourth of July just around the corner, the Peoria Fire-Medical Department is encouraging the safe and responsible use of fireworks, which includes following all state and local laws, as well as safe handling and disposal of consumer fireworks. more
There is still no cause as to why glass apparently fell inside Arrowhead Mall and injured two people in Glendale on Saturday, June 26. more
Light fire activity continues at the Telegraph Fire and crews are working on suppression repair in advance of forecasted rain. The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,755 … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,753 acres and is 89% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under … more
GLOBE – Behind closed road signs in evacuated small towns 90 miles east of metro Phoenix, blackened trees stand slathered with pink fire retardant as dust devils from the ashes of the Telegraph … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,744 acres and is 89% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under … more
Westgate is planning a July Fourth event complete with fireworks and live music. more
Monsoon season officially started June 15, but powerful and dangerous storms can develop at any time. Some areas within the city and surrounding areas are prone to flooding, including washes, … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 180,685 acres and is 87% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under … more
The U.S. Forest Service paid $1,000 a day to the Superstition Fire and Medical District to use its training facility as a Telegraph Fire incident command center. The Telegraph Fire in the Globe … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 179,678 acres and is 67% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under … more
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey signed a $100 million plan to fight current fires, but not before hearing from Democratic leaders about what’s not in the legislation: preventing future blazes … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 176,122 acres and is 72% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under … more
Overnight, the Telegraph Fire pushed south to Troy Mountain where firefighters worked to contain the fire’s edge. “Crews scouted State Route 177 corridor for opportunities to construct … more
A map showing the fire’s progression from June 4 to 15. (InciWeb) A map showing areas the Telegraph Fire has burned. (InciWeb)   The burned area emergency response team will begin … more
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