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Schultz Fire Update

By | June 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The “Schultz” fire started last weekend to the north and east of Flagstaff. It’s grown rapidly and is now over 14,000 acres but is about 40% contained.  The actual fire is in a sparsely populated area off of Highway 89.  But- the public health threat from wildland fires are from the smoke- not so much [...]

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AZ Wildland Fire Season Peaking

By | June 14th, 2010|Prevention|

After a much wetter than usual winter in the Southwest, spring winds blew away most of the surface moisture and increased fire dangers. Until the monsoon arrives (probably sometime in early July), we’ll be in the peak season for wildland fires in Arizona.  Our Department plays a significant role in the response for major wildland [...]

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