Friday, June 10, 2011

Snapshots from the Wallow Fire

Posted By on Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 7:26 PM

Firefighters perform a backburn operation outside of Eager, Ariz. The Wallow Fire is burning through over 400,000 acres of land in eastern Ariz. and western N.M.
  • Josh Morgan
  • Firefighters perform a backburn operation outside of Eager, Ariz. The Wallow Fire is burning through over 400,000 acres of land in eastern Ariz. and western N.M.

Thousands of people and animals have been displaced from their homes and habitats while firefighters continue to battle the raging Wallow inferno.

The Wallow Fire burns outside of Springerville and Eager, Ariz. The 408,887 acre fire is burning through eastern Arizona and western New Mexico. It is at five percent containment.
  • Josh Morgan
  • The Wallow Fire burns outside of Springerville and Eager, Ariz. The 408,887 acre fire is burning through eastern Arizona and western New Mexico. It is at five percent containment.

Firefighters drive through an evacuated Eager, Ariz. on their way to combat the Wallow Fire.
  • Josh Morgan
  • Firefighters drive through an evacuated Eager, Ariz. on their way to combat the Wallow Fire.

A van ventures into Springerville, Ariz. moments before the evacuation was set in place on Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
  • Josh Morgan
  • A van ventures into Springerville, Ariz. moments before the evacuation was set in place on Tuesday, June 7, 2011.

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