Arizona blaze becomes second largest in state's history

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June 8, 2011 11:26

 
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A massive fast-moving blaze ripping through the desertous state of Arizona is the second largest in the state's history, CNN reported Wednesday.

The report said that the so-called Wallow Fire surpassed the 2005 Cave Creek wildfire, burning 389,000 acres of the Apache National Forest, 1,302,711 acres itself.

2002's Rodeo/Chediski blaze, was Arizona's largest wildfire burning 468,638 acres, officials said.

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