Instead of waiting to react, there are things you can do now to prevent a wildfire from spreading near you. That includes cleaning the brush around your home, putting out any bonfires while camping and not tossing out lit cigarettes.
A defensible space is an area around a building in which vegetation, debris, and other types of combustible fuels have been treated, cleared, or reduced to slow the spread of fire to and from the building.
Heavy rains and a strong current damaged a concrete barrier in the Nogales wash Thursday. A large portion of the concrete bank protection failed and broke free as the water levels rose in the wash with the continuous rain.