14 Jun '11, 5pm

Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

Wallow Fire, Arizona [image] #NASA

On June 13, the Wallow Fire became the largest in Arizona’s history, surpassing the Rodeo Chediski Fire by about 1,000 acres. By the end of the day, the Wallow Fire had burned 469,407 acres (1,900 square kilometers or 733 square miles) and destroyed 32 homes, 4 commercial buildings, and 36 outbuildings. The Rodeo-Chediski Fire in 2002 burned 468,638 acres (1,897 square kilometers or 732 square miles), but destroyed 491 buildings, including 465 homes. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite acquired this image on June 13 at 1:45 p.m. local time. Red outlines show the actively burning parts of the fire. Compared to previous days, when the fire burned on the north side, the fire was more intense in the south on June 13. Some of the fire has crossed the border into New Mexico. Burned forest is dark brown. The Wallow Fire started on May 2...

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The Wallow Fire has become the second largest fire in Arizona history.:

The Wallow Fire has become the second largest f...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jun '11, 11am

After several days of extreme fire behavior, the Wallow Fire has become the second largest fire in Arizona history. By ear...

Collaborative forest restoration project saved ...

biologicaldiversity.org 10 Jun '11, 9pm

For Immediate Release, June 10, 2011 Contact: Todd Schulke, (575) 574-5962 Taylor McKinnon, (928) 310-6713 Collaborative F...

Wallow Fire Sends Smoke across Midwest [image] #NASA // still visible even today.

Wallow Fire Sends Smoke across Midwest [image] ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 Jun '11, 4pm

High winds and low humidity fueled extreme fire behavior as the Wallow Fire continued to consume acres of forested land in...

The Conservancy's fire crew has been sent to th...

nature.org 11 Jun '11, 7pm

The Nature Conservancy’s Southern Rockies Wildland Fire Module is on the front lines of the Wallow Fire, working hard to p...

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jun '11, 10pm

A week after first erupting, Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continued to emit a steady stream of ash. This...

Are Arizona's wildfires linked to #climate disruption? give to local @RedCross here,

Are Arizona's wildfires linked to #climate disr...

350.org 08 Jun '11, 11pm

Our team here at 350.org is watching the wildfires raging in Arizona with great concern for friends there. The wildfires h...

Carbon Monoxide Pollution over the United State...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jun '11, 9pm

Hazy skies greeted many Americans on June 8, 2011, as poor air quality dominated from the Midwest to the Atlantic Seaboard...