A second Arizona county in two weeks has confirmed the finding of fleas that have tested positive for bubonic plague.
Captain Derek Williams, Fire Captain and Battalion Safety Officer for the City of Mesa, Arizona offers his expert advice on what to do should you encounter a flash flood. Captain Williams also discusses swiftwater rescues and the training he completed.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 17, 2017: Nine people are dead following a flash flood in Arizona, hot dog recall - and other news.
Nine people died and a 13-year-old boy was missing Sunday after their group of family and friends was swept away while cooling off in a creek that suddenly turned treacherous.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 7, 2017: A New Jersey Transit train derails in the Hudson River Tunnel, Montana and surrounding states are rocked by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake - and other news.
A Texas woman on spring break was rescued last week after being stranded for five days in a remote area of the Havasupai Reservation in northern Arizona.
A police officer from the nation's largest American Indian reservation was shot early Sunday as he responded to a domestic violence call in western New Mexico and died hours later, federal officials said.
The Arizona Geological Survey is monitoring a 2-mile long crack that has opened up in the Arizona desert.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for September 7, 2016: Hurricane Newton makes a second landfall in northwest Mexico and sets its sights on Arizona, the Saddle Fire causes additional mandatory evacuations, the Gap Fire burns in Klamath National Forest with plenty of fuel, Washington, D.C.'s Metro experiences multiple issues, a Metrolink commuter train in California strikes a semi-trailer, Sri Lanka develops a web-based disaster reporting system, CAL FIRE says that the Chimney Fire is contained, a tanker in the Houston shipping channel catches fire, and more non-travel Zika cases appear in Miami.