• Warm, dry, breezy weather to challenge fire crews in Arizona

    19 days ago - By B├ęsame

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Fire crews battling a pair of wildfires in northern Arizona were expecting some growth Thursday because of warm, dry and breezy conditions.
    Both blazes were moving through grass, brush and pine trees on the northern outskirts of Flagstaff, a mountainous city that's home to Northern Arizona University and the observatory where Pluto was discovered. It's also a popular respite from the sweltering heat in the low deserts, including Phoenix.
    The larger fire has burned more than 38 square miles , destroying one home and another structure. It was 27% contained Thursday, down...
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