July 6, 2005
Photo by Teresa Alexander
Seasonal rains brought by monsoon winds didn¹t arrive soon enough to help control the Cave Creek Complex fire seen here east of I-17 near Sunset Point between Phoenix and Cordes Junction. The National Weather Service reported that the monsoon season would start late this year.
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Lack of seasonal rains is bad news for firefighters of Cave Creek Complex blaze
Firefighters battling the Arizona wildfires that have charred more than 175,000 acres as of Friday aren't going to receive the seasonal help from Mother Nature as soon as was hoped.