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When it rains, it pours – and in Tucson’s case it floods. On Sept. 8, the city received a downpour of rain from the post-tropical cyclone, Norbert.
Although it is technically monsoon season, there has been nothing more than scant traces of rain. If the National Weather Service’s projections are accurate, Southern Arizona may not see a lot of rain in July either.
No injuries were reported following a fire in the town of Oracle that burned through 3.96 acres on June 12.
A brush fire that led to the burning of three homes in the Town of Oracle has been contained, according to reports from Northwest Fire District Captain Adam Goldberg.
Record-breaking heat waves swept through Tucson last week with temperatures as high as 111 degrees.
As warm temperatures, high winds, and low humidity arrive in Arizona, local fire officials are urging the public to use every precaution possible when dealing with fire.
Golder Ranch Fire Department and Northwest Fire were both dispatched to a full alarm gas leak at Tangerine and La Cholla roads at 8:17 a.m.
More help has arrived to help tend to a fire in Oak Creek Canyon in Northern Arizona, which has already burned through at least 1,000 acres, according to fire officials.
A cement truck has rolled over this morning near I-10 and Tangerine on the frontage road, according to Northwest Fire District's spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
Northwest Fire District is currently responding to three separate traffic accidents in the northwest side of Tucson, according to department spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
Around 6:16 p.m., Pima County Sheriff deputies responded to the report of a vehicle collision with injuries at the intersection of North Shannon Road and West Curtis Road. When deputies arrived, they learned an 8-year-old boy had been hit by a vehicle while riding his bike and suspect had fled the scene.
Northwest Fire District crews responded to the Casas Adobes Apartment complex located at 6200 N. Oracle Rd just before 1:00pm after a 9-1-1 call from a neighbor.
On Tuesday, The Northwest Fire District announced its plans to disband the Ironwood Hotshot Crew at the end of this year’s wild land season.
Ironwood Hot Shot crew members sit and listen as Northwest Fire Captain Adam Goldberg explains that the district's hot shot crew will be disbanded at the end of this fire season.
Early this morning a pick up truck rolled over on I-10 into the median near Marana, according to Northwest Fire spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
Northwest Fire paramedics and firefighters are extricating a patient in critical condition from a car accident La Cholla and Sunset, according to department spokesperson Adam Goldberg.
Last night around 10 p.m., Northwest Fire District, the Department of Public Safety (DPS), the Pima County Sheriff's Department, and the Marana Police Department responded to a call of a collision between a car and a motorcycle on Interstate 10 near milepost 238.
Northwest fire District crews are currently on scene at a two-car motor vehicle accident at North Lon Adams Road and North Tangerine Farms Road.
A motorcycle rider at Orange Grove Road and Oracle has been struck by a red Toyota truck.
The holidays are an exciting time of year, but a new survey shows pressures and changes in routines can leave inattentive Arizona homeowners and shoppers vulnerable to disaster.
At 5:22 p.m. Northwest Fire District and Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to the eastbound frontage road of I-10 near Sunset Road after a bicyclist had been struck by a vehicle.
A man driving on Eastbound I-10 near Orange Grove Road lost control of his vehicle striking a guardrail.
Late Tuesday night, Ina road was closed at the railroad tracks for a few hours after a car was struck by a train.
Northwest Fire District responded to a rollover crash, trapping a man in his car, Wednesday morning.
Crews from Northwest Fire District responded to a hazardous materials call shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Monday at Staker Parson Cement Plant on the 5400 block of West Massingale Road after a silo valve malfunctioned, according to district spokesperson Adam Goldberg.