The adage is true. One spark can start a wildfire – just like the Sawmill Fire in Southern Arizona.
And every year, people continue to be the number one cause of wildfires in the state.
With the abundance of winter moisture across Arizona, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management wants to remind people not to get complacent.
Sunday kicked off Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week with this year’s theme, ‘Prevention today for protection tomorrow.’