Helicopter dropping water onto wildfire on North rim

Officials say the fire near the area of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon was started by lightning and has become more active recently due to high winds. Cews are trying to stop it from growing northward as winds pick up again this weekend.

Officials: Spark from rock strike likely caused wildfire

An excavator used to clear out parts of a northern Arizona forest to help prevent wildfires struck a rock, likely sparking a blaze that forced the evacuation of two dozen homes this summer, authorities said Thursday.