Residents across the Valley report seeing a red sun Sunday morning - here's why

Residents in Phoenix, Payson, Kingman and other towns across Arizona sent FOX 10 photos and videos of a bright red sun the morning of Aug. 2 - but why is it happening?

The Apple Fire in California may be the cause.

The National Weather Service says parts of western Arizona are seeing smoke from the 20,000-acre Apple Fire burning in southern California.

Smoke or dust in the sky can cause the sun to take on an orange or red hue.

From viewer Samantha in Wickenburg.

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