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  • Forest Service spends record $2B battling forest fires

    Forest Service spends record $2B battling forest fires

    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:09:58 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-09-15 11:51:53 GMT
    The U.S. Forest Service has spent more than $2 billion battling forest fires that are blackening the American West.
    The U.S. Forest Service has spent more than $2 billion battling forest fires that are blackening the American West.
  • US West's wildfires spark calls to thin tree-choked forests

    US West's wildfires spark calls to thin tree-choked forests

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:40:10 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-09-13 22:32:37 GMT
    Wildfires that are blackening the American West in one of the nation's worst fire seasons have ignited calls to thin forests that have become so choked with trees that they are at "powder keg levels.".
    Wildfires that are blackening the American West in one of the nation's worst fire seasons have ignited calls to thin forests that have become so choked with trees that they are at "powder keg levels.".
  • Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfires

    Zinke directs more aggressive approach to prevent wildfires

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-09-12 22:32:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:57:38 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is directing all land managers and park superintendents to be more aggressive in cutting down small trees and underbrush to prevent wildfires.
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is directing all land managers and park superintendents to be more aggressive in cutting down small trees and underbrush to prevent wildfires.
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  • Yarnell Hill Fire survivor: ‘It’s a tough life to live’

    Yarnell Hill Fire survivor: ‘It’s a tough life to live’

    Monday, May 2 2016 5:13 PM EDT2016-05-02 21:13:31 GMT
    Yarnell Hill Fire survivor Brendon McDonough in an interview on Monday. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Yarnell Hill Fire survivor Brendon McDonough in an interview on Monday. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Brendon McDonough writes about a life of anxiety and survivor’s guilt since that tragic June day on the eve of the release of his new 288-page book, "My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor.” 

    Brendon McDonough writes about a life of anxiety and survivor’s guilt since that tragic June day on the eve of the release of his new 288-page book, "My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor.” 

  • UPDATE

    Ramsey Canyon Fire stands at 85 acres

    Ramsey Canyon Fire stands at 85 acres

    Sunday, December 11 2016 9:05 AM EST2016-12-11 14:05:34 GMT
    Sunday, December 11 2016 2:02 PM EST2016-12-11 19:02:43 GMT

    The Ramsey Canyon Fire in the Coronado National Forest was blackening 85 acres as of around 11 a.m. Sunday.  

    The Ramsey Canyon Fire in the Coronado National Forest was blackening 85 acres as of around 11 a.m. Sunday.  It is burning between Carr and Ramsey canyons.

  • Memorial park for Granite Mountain hotshots to open

    Memorial park for Granite Mountain hotshots to open

    Sunday, November 27 2016 12:34 PM EST2016-11-27 17:34:45 GMT
    Sunday, November 27 2016 12:34 PM EST2016-11-27 17:34:45 GMT

    The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park will open to the public on Nov. 30. It's located two miles south of Yarnell on State Route 89. 

    The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park will open to the public on Nov. 30. It's located two miles south of Yarnell on State Route 89. 


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