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Why AZ has had a prolonged wildfire season this year

As we’ve all been talking about the sweltering heat and begging for monsoon moisture, wildfire season in Arizona has seen extended life this year. Numerous fires around the state are still burning, and recent weather patterns have played a factor. 

John Truett, state management officer at the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, joined The Show to talk more about it.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.