Fire crew members sharpen their tools as they prepare for a backburn operation in Eagar, Ariz., on Wednesday, June 8. A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames moved toward New Mexico. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
A firefighter sets a backburn to fight the Wallow Fire in Nutrioso, Ariz., on June 10. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP)
A wildland firefighter works at a hot spot on the eastern edge of the Wallow fire outside Alpine, Ariz. on June 14. (Jim Urquhart / Reuters)
A slurry bomber drops its load while fighting the Track fire at the Raton Pass in Northern New Mexico on June 13. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis / Albuquerque Journal via AP)
The Monument fire burns north toward Sierra Vista, Ariz., on June 15. (David Sanders / AP)
Flames are seen over homes in Sierra Vista, Ariz., on Thursday. (Greg Bryan / Arizona Daily Star via AP)
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