Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Picture of the Day

Emily Shupe comforts her 18-month-old son Jax as the family prepares to evacuate to Phoenix as the Wallow fire approaches in Springerville, Ariz., Tuesday, June 7, 2011. The blaze has burned 486 square miles of ponderosa pine forest, driven by wind gusts of more than 60 mph since it was sparked on May 29 by what authorities believe was an unattended campfire. It officially became the second-largest in Arizona history on Tuesday.

By Susan Montoya Bryan and Bob Christie
Associated Press / June 8, 2011

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