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Fire Now 44 Square Miles, Containment Up

Figures Thursday show the Carpenter 1 fire has grown to 28,000 acres.

07/11/2013

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“Other” Nevada Wildfire 65% Contained

The Bison Fire has burned over 25,000 acres. Voluntary evacuation orders have been lifted.

07/11/2013

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Fire Containment Not Expected Until July 19

Firefighters gained ground in some areas, but lost it in others on Monday as they battled a vast wildfire west of Las Vegas.

07/09/2013

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Robyn Beck Getty Images)

Firefighters Lose Ground To 2 Big Wildfires

Two mountain wildfires raged Tuesday in Nevada, where firefighters worked to gain the upper hand on a blaze near Las Vegas that kept hundreds of people from their homes and another southwest of Reno that jumped in size a day earlier.

07/09/2013

A sign reading "Heroes" is displayed on a fence, adorned with mementos, outside of Station 7 on July 3, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

19 Firefighters Killed In Wildfire To Be Returned To Their Home In Ariz. Mountains

Just as they were taken one at a time from the scene of their deaths, 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago will be returned to their home in the Arizona mountains on Sunday.

07/07/2013

A fire commander explains how firefighters have determined the Carpenter Fire is now 15 percent contained.

Wildfire Prompts Hundreds To Flee Homes

Fire officials say a raging wildfire has prompted evacuations of over 500 people and left a thick blanket of smoke over the Las Vegas area.

07/07/2013

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Robyn Beck Getty Images)

Fire Crews Dwindle, Utilities Return To Ariz. Town

There are more signs of progress in the fight against the Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters near the town of Yarnell.

07/05/2013

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Robyn Beck Getty Images)

45 Percent Containment On Deadly Ariz. Fire

Hundreds of firefighters battling a blaze outside the mountain town of Yarnell came off the line Wednesday to salute a procession of fire vehicles that had been left by 19 elite Hotshot crew members killed in the line of duty.

07/03/2013

A member of the Boy Scouts of America plays a bugle tribute as the colors are posted at a candlelight vigil in honor of the 19 fallen firefighters at Prescott High School on July 2, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, AZ on Sunday. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Tuesday Memorial Service For Ariz. Hotshots

Hundreds of firefighters battling a blaze outside the mountain town of Yarnell came off the line Wednesday to salute a procession of fire vehicles that had been left by 19 elite Hotshot crew members killed in the line of duty.

07/03/2013

Travis Johnson and Janet Collins observe a memorial set up outside of Station 7 on July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. 19 firefighters based out of Station 7 died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, AZ on Sunday. Station 7 has been the home of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew since 2010. GMIHC is a national resource that responds to wildland and all risk incidents in the Prescott Basin. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hotshots Killed In Ariz. Fire Remembered, Mourned

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of some of those who died.

07/01/2013

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