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The Wallow Fire burned 841 square miles in the White Mountains in 2011 during June, the frightening peak of the fire season.The region went into red flag warnings Monday, with hot winds and single-digit humidity.

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Wildfires double, drought redoubles

The U.S. Forest Service is bracing for another rough wildfire year throughout the West, with strict fire restrictions already in place in the Tonto, Coconino and Apache-Sitgreaves national forests.


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