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One of the largest Wild Fires to ever impact the State of Arizona has now crossed the border into the State of New Mexico.Wallow (Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest): 386,453 acres at zero percent contained. This fire is 23 miles southwest of Alpine. Structures are threatened and evacuations several communities in the area.


Added: Jun-12-2011 Occurred On: Jun-12-2011
By: Fire37Rescue
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Tags: Wallow Fire, Wildland Fire, USFS, Major Fire Incident Command, Arizona, New Mexico, Sitgreaves National Forest, Apache Country
Location: Overgaard, Arizona, United States (load item map)
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  • The Wallow fire remains 6 percent contained and is currently burning 430,523 acres.


    From a news report in Phoenix Arizona.

    We have around 270 here in Florida.

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  • Fire lines are being tested at this time with size now estimated at 444,000 acres. They are under a red flag extreme weather watch. Anytime the winds reach 35 mph, all aircraft are grounded. Hope they can hold the line.

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  • OK who pays for all that carbon?

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  • @2daloo
    You are correct in that the monsoon rains could cause some serious flooding in the burn areas near the affected towns and communities. Serious flooding did happen after the Shultz Fire in Flagstaff and that fire burned weeks before the monsoon. Only after that fire did rehab work begin with the thought of controlling floods. I am sure that the Incident commanders will have in their post mop-up plans that the crews do rehab work on the burned forest floor in order to minimize serious f More..

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  • UFO at 2:39

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