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The Buzz: A strong monsoon brings road closures and floods

Why does some infrastructure get overwhelmed by above-average summer rain?

Aerial spraying to combat buffelgrass coming to Saguaro NP Wednesday

Aerial spray will target areas of high spread, while other treatments continue to be used in less affected areas.

Forest "greenup" could lead to increased mountain wildfire danger

Monsoon-assisted growth is expected to dry out and may provide fuel for potential fires.

Arizona National Guard fills sandbags to help prevent floods

Officials are worried about flooding in areas recently burned by wildfire.

Some fire restrictions ease ahead of the holiday weekend

Officials warn to always check restriction status before starting a fire.

Contreras Fire listed as 100% contained

Local management team will hand over control Saturday.

Preventing and fighting human-caused wildfire

Fires started by people have long been a part of our ecosystem, but they're increasingly damaging today.

Officials expect wet weather as Contreras Fire passes 20,000 acres

Fire continues to spread toward the northeast

Contreras Fire burns more than 18,000 acres

Fire managers say the fire is more than 40% contained.

4 buildings at Kitt Peak lost in wildfire

Officials are still trying to assess damage.

Wildfire reaches Kitt Peak National Observatory

The Contreras Fire has grown to about 11,500 acres.

Wildfire continues to grow east of Sells

The Contreras Fire grew to about 11,500 acres on Thursday, prompting evacuation of Kitt Peak.

Northern Arizona watches winds as Western wildfires blaze

Three fires are burning near Flagstaff.

Flagstaff wildfire forces evacuations

Officials arrest a man in connection with the fire.

Fire restrictions take effect in national forests in Arizona

The Apache-Sitgreaves, Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto forests imposed restrictions starting Thursday.

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