Authorities say the Haywire Fire and Double Fire have merged, burning over 5,000 acres in the Coconino National Forest.
The Pipeline Fire is 6 miles north of Flagstaff and has burned over 26,000 acres so far. A suspect has been arrested in connection to the fire, the sheriff's office says.
Wildfire season has begun in Arizona as several fires burned thousands of acres as each popped up across the state. We have a look at each fire, how big it is, the communities impacted, who should be evacuating, or who should be ready to evacuate.
Four non-scientific buildings on the west side of the Kitt Peak National Observatory property — a house, a dorm, and two minor outbuildings — were destroyed by the Contreras Fire.
Forecasters say Arizona has a good chance of getting above-average rain through the season that runs through September. New Mexico has equal chances of above, below and normal rainfall.
"In addition to field surveys, BAER teams use science-based models to rapidly evaluate and assess the burned area. BAER teams typically consist of scientists and specialists including hydrologists, geologists, soil scientists, road engineers, botanists, wildlife and fisheries biologists, archaeologists, recreation and trails specialists, and geographic information specialists, from both federal and state agencies," the agency said.
The fire has charred over 533 square miles of land leaving several hundred homes destroyed and thousands of residents displaced.
The move affects more than 16,000 firefighters and comes as much of the West braces for a difficult wildfire season.
Crews have contained a wildfire that burned part of the Hollywood Hills area.
Unlike hurricanes and tropical storms, whose storm names are determined by a central authority, naming wildfires are left up to the fire unit, incident commander, or dispatch center in the jurisdiction where the fire began.
Beginning today, the use of propane and gas BBQ's are not allowed in Flagstaff parks, open spaces, or private campgrounds. Stage 1 and 2 restrictions are still in place, meaning fireworks, open burning, and smoking in public places are not permitted. Violations could result in tickets, fines, or even jail time.
Sergeant Jeremy Hoffman with the Arizona Dept. of Corrections says there are nine sergeants, including himself, and 24 inmates from the prison who are part of the state's correctional Wildland Fire Crews.
Park officials say over 10,000 visitors left the nation’s oldest national park after historic flooding tore through the area, washing out bridges and roads.
Often times when people have to evacuate because of a fire, they don't, and that's because they have animals they can't get out. FOX 10's Marissa Sarbak has the story on one family in Flagstaff who is doing just that. Staying put.
Evacuations have displaced thousands of residents from rural villages with Spanish-colonial roots and high poverty rates.
Fire crews are battling a fire that is burning on the river bottom in Goodyear, according to officials.
Fire season is here, and as Arizona experiences extreme fire conditions, officials are asking for people's help to prevent any man-made fires, simply by doing their part.
The community thanked Lt. David Barthman for his service with an official welcome home ceremony, which of course was highly emotional, not only for the community but for Lt. David Barthman.
While the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument is still closed to the public after the Tunnel Fire's destruction, FOX 10 was given an exclusive tour of the widespread damage. The price tag for repairs will be around a million dollars.
A several-mile stretch of I-17 in northern Arizona has reopened in both directions after an RV fire sparked a wildfire that's burned more than 20 acres near Sedona in just hours on Sunday. For a few hours, both directions of the highway were closed.