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Finally, Wallow Fire is not growing bigger anymore. At the end, the fire has consumed more than a half million acre of forest in Arizona. I think this is the biggest wild fire on Arizona’s history. The good news, the fire is 58 percent tamed. The firefighters still have to work so hard to make it zero. But its a very good news. I believe that many peoples are happy to hear the containment. The most important thing, the Wallow Fire is failed to be the biggest wild fire in human history.
The massive Arizona Wallow wildfire which has destroyed 36 properties and consumed some 529,825 acre is now 58 percent contained.
Wallow Fire is currently the hot news, as hot as its fire. But the question, how Wallow Fire gets its name? I have made some online research. Apparently, I couldn’t find the history how wallow fire get its name. And who gave the Arizona’s wildfire Wallow Fire as its name ? But according to some online dictionary, Wallow actually means nostalgia.
intr.v., -lowed, -low·ing, -lows.
- To roll the body about indolently or clumsily in or as if in water, snow, or mud.
- To luxuriate; revel: wallow in self-righteousness.
- To be plentifully supplied: wallowing in money.
- To move with difficulty in a clumsy or rolling manner; flounder: "The car wallowed back through the slush, with ribbons of bright water trickling down the windshield from the roof" (Anne Tyler).
- To swell or surge forth; billow.
- The act or an instance of wallowing.
- A pool of water or mud where animals go to wallow.
- The depression, pool, or pit produced by wallowing animals.
- A condition of degradation or baseness.
But I believe that this is not the root for Wallow Fire’s name.
Since days ago, there is no obvious indicator that shows Wallow Fire to stop. Few days ago I posted that the Wallow Fire was growing bigger. Days to escape from the news, today I look back to the fire. It is still grows bigger. Now, Wallow Fire burned 300.000 acres.
The Wallow Fire has now scorched over 300,000 acres in eastern Arizona, making it the second largest wildfire in the state’s history. In less than 24 hours, Wallow engulfed some 78,000 acres of land. Fire officials said the unrelenting wildfire’s total destruction is 311,481 acres. As of Tuesday afternoon, the fire is 0 percent contained.
There is possibilities that Wallow Fire won’t stop immediately. Wallow Fire maybe the first largest wild fire in the region.
Another disaster hit United States. Currently 140,000 acres burned by Wildfire that now has its name, Wallow fire. Some journalist said that this is the third biggest fire in Arizona’s history. According to some analysis, the fire will easily grow bigger because there is no natural barriers for the fire.
The Wallow Fire made a "substantial growth" overnight and has now consumed 140,000 acres in eastern Arizona since Sunday, officials said. With no natural barriers to stop the blaze, the now third-largest wildfire in Arizona history has the potential to grow even larger, depending on weather conditions, officials said.