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  • Sheriff: Wildfires point to usefulness of old technology

    Sheriff: Wildfires point to usefulness of old technology

    Thursday, November 9 2017 4:04 PM EST2017-11-09 21:04:23 GMT
    Friday, November 10 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-11-10 23:37:08 GMT
    The sheriff in a remote California county says wildfires last month crippled modern technology including cellphones, land lines and internet.
    The sheriff in a remote California county says wildfires last month crippled modern technology including cellphones, land lines and internet.
  • Stubborn wildfire advances in Alabama

    Stubborn wildfire advances in Alabama

    Monday, February 15 2016 5:53 PM EST2016-02-15 22:53:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 16 2016 6:54 AM EST2016-02-16 11:54:08 GMT
    Fire crews continue battling that large wildfire in the Grand Bay National Wildlife Preserve. The blaze now covers more than 4,000 acres of marshland and woods in Mississippi and Alabama. 

    Fire crews continue battling that large wildfire in the Grand Bay National Wildlife Preserve. The blaze now covers more than 4,000 acres of marshland and woods in Mississippi and Alabama. 

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  • Yarnell Hill Fire survivor: ‘It’s a tough life to live’

    Yarnell Hill Fire survivor: ‘It’s a tough life to live’

    Monday, May 2 2016 5:13 PM EDT2016-05-02 21:13:31 GMT
    Yarnell Hill Fire survivor Brendan McDonough in an interview on Monday. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Yarnell Hill Fire survivor Brendan McDonough in an interview on Monday. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Brendon McDonough writes about a life of anxiety and survivor’s guilt since that tragic June day on the eve of the release of his new 288-page book, "My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor.” 

    Brendon McDonough writes about a life of anxiety and survivor’s guilt since that tragic June day on the eve of the release of his new 288-page book, "My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor.” 

  • UPDATE

    Ramsey Canyon Fire stands at 85 acres

    Ramsey Canyon Fire stands at 85 acres

    Sunday, December 11 2016 9:05 AM EST2016-12-11 14:05:34 GMT
    Sunday, December 11 2016 2:02 PM EST2016-12-11 19:02:43 GMT

    The Ramsey Canyon Fire in the Coronado National Forest was blackening 85 acres as of around 11 a.m. Sunday.  

    The Ramsey Canyon Fire in the Coronado National Forest was blackening 85 acres as of around 11 a.m. Sunday.  It is burning between Carr and Ramsey canyons.

  • Memorial park for Granite Mountain hotshots to open

    Memorial park for Granite Mountain hotshots to open

    Sunday, November 27 2016 12:34 PM EST2016-11-27 17:34:45 GMT
    Sunday, November 27 2016 12:34 PM EST2016-11-27 17:34:45 GMT

    The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park will open to the public on Nov. 30. It's located two miles south of Yarnell on State Route 89. 

    The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park will open to the public on Nov. 30. It's located two miles south of Yarnell on State Route 89. 


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  • AAA Arizona offers Tipsy Tow for Thanksgiving

    AAA Arizona offers Tipsy Tow for Thanksgiving

    Tuesday, December 23 2014 1:25 PM EST2014-12-23 18:25:08 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:09 AM EST2017-11-21 05:09:07 GMT
    (Source: AAA Arizona)(Source: AAA Arizona)

    AAA Arizona is offering its "Tipsy Tow" services for Thanksgiving. Here's how it works. 

    AAA Arizona is offering its "Tipsy Tow" services for Thanksgiving. Here's how it works. 

  • KOLD Investigates: Big rig danger

    KOLD Investigates: Big rig danger

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:53 PM EST2017-11-21 04:53:52 GMT

    KOLD investigates the dangers surrounding one of our nation's most popular professions.

    KOLD investigates the dangers surrounding one of our nation's most popular professions.

  • TPD, TFD create PSAs to combat pedestrian deaths

    TPD, TFD create PSAs to combat pedestrian deaths

    Monday, November 20 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-11-21 04:15:50 GMT
    Tucson police and fire create public service announcements. (Source: Tucson Fire Department Facebook)Tucson police and fire create public service announcements. (Source: Tucson Fire Department Facebook)

    The PSAs are in response the spike in pedestrians deaths in Tucson in 2017. So far this year, 24 people have been killed crossing Tucson's streets. In 2016, it was 11.

    The PSAs are in response the spike in pedestrians deaths in Tucson in 2017. So far this year, 24 people have been killed crossing Tucson's streets. In 2016, it was 11.

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