Wallow Fire Still Burning Completely Out Of Control as presented by: Sacramento Bee

On Thursday, the huge blaze known as the Wallow Fire was still burning completely out of control and had charred more than 386,000 acres with just 5 percent containment. After reportedly being sparked by a campfire, it has become the second-largest wildfire in state history and is still growing. Fire crews touring the area and assessing the damage said 22 homes in Greer were destroyed and five other homes were damaged. They also say 24 outbuildings in Greer were destroyed along with one vehicle. Authorities say there's no containment in sight and power lines that supply much of West Texas and southern New Mexico are also in jeopardy. Kay Dyson covers her face to protect from smoke from the Wallow Fire in Springerville, Ariz., Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Apache County Sheriff's Deputy Ruben Rodriguez makes Roger Soderberg sign a waiver because he has decided to stay despite the mandatory evacuation from the Wallow Fire in Eagar, Ariz, on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. A sign asks for residents to evacuate as the Wallow Fire approaches in Springerville, Ariz.

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