Wallow Fire (2011)
This was the largest fire in Arizona’s history. It started after two men were camping in the Bear Wallow Wilderness and their campfire was out of control.
Resulting in more than half a million acres destroyed, $72 million used to extinguish the aggressive flames and $30 million to rebuild and clean the affected area.
Thousands of people had to evacuate and more than 50 buildings were ruined.