Well, it looks like the human-caused fire burning near Prescott might not burn down the entire city -- or any of it, really.The Doce Fire was 50 percent contained as of Sunday night, and all the evacuations orders since have been lifted.
A fire that started yesterday just outside of Prescott has now burned about 7,000 acres, and has caused evacuations in the area.According to officials from the Prescott National Forest, the fire is human-caused.
Image: WikipediaCrown King Saloon A former National Park Services employee is being charged by the federal government for leaving a fire unattended that grew out of control and spurred the evacuation of Crown King, a small, mountain town northwest of Phoenix. The "Lane 2" fire burned nearly 10,000 ... More >>
State gives feds the brush-off on open-space preservation plan
While the state and the Sierra Club jockey to curb urban expansion, the Secretary of the Interior is quietly pushing his own proposal. We've got the maps.
Should boom towns like Prescott let little things like water shortages keep them from growing?
DIGGING AT GRANITE MOUNTAIN AND COPPER BASIN WOULD SCAR THE FACE OF PRESCOTT. PLANS HAVE BEEN STOPPED, BUT ONLY FOR A WHILE.
MINERS--SPURRED BY NEW TECHNOLOGY AND INPENDING REGULATORY REFORM--SCURRY TO LOCK UP MINERAL RIGHTS. RESIDENTS OF WALKER, ARIZONA, FEAR THEY'RE ABOUT TO GET THE SHAFT.