Kingman

Ridge Fire Over 2,200 Acres

Ridge Fire (Photo: BLM-AZ) Kingman, Ariz. – Winds from area storms increased fire activity late yesterday afternoon pushing the Ridge Fire to over 2,000 acres. The fire remained active overnight with movement north, east, and west. Continued growth toward the north and east is expected through the day, as firefighters continue to remove vegetation adjacent Read more

BLM fire crews are fighting the Silver Fire located 15 miles south of Globe, Az on June 7, 2019. (Photo BLM Arizona)
Arizona

Silver Fire Mostly Contained

BLM fire crews are fighting the Silver Fire located 15 miles south of Globe, Az on June 7, 2019. (Photo: BLM Arizona) GLOBE/WINKELMAN, Ariz. — The Silver Fire, near Globe, Ariz. is now mostly contained. According to June Lowry, public affairs specialist for the Bureau of Land Management in Gila County, the fire was mapped Read more

AZDOT Hot Spring Fire road closure map. AZDOT/File Photo
Arizona

Highway 74 Closed Due to Hot Springs Fire

AZDOT Hot Spring Fire road closure map. AZDOT/File Photo PEORIA, Ariz. — Highway 74, between Wickenburg and Phoenix is temporarily closed due to the Hot Springs Fire. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the road is closed in both directions, near Christian Church Camp Road, due to a brush fire. Traffic should use alternate Read more

BLM Firefighters conduct a prescribed burn in the Hualapai Mountains. (Photo by Charles Black)
Arizona

Help Prevent Wildfires in Arizona

BLM Firefighters conduct a prescribed burn in the Hualapai Mountains. (Photo by Charles Black) PHOENIX – Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes an increased risk of wildfires along state highways caused by motorists dragging chains, driving on underinflated tires and tossing cigarettes. Fires along highways not only put people and property Read more