More than 432,000 acres of land have burned in wildfires in Arizona this year, according to KTAR.
Three of those fires — the Bush Fire, Bighorn Fire and Mangum Fire — rank in the top 10 largest blazes in the state’s history.
Here’s a look at where the biggest active wildfires in the Arizona stand in terms of size and containment.
Burning northeast of Metro Phoenix, the Bush Fire had consumed 193,455 acres and was 98% contained as of Sunday (June 28) morning.
Those numbers mark a nearly 3,000-acre increase and an 8% improvement from 90% as of Saturday afternoon.
The fire was 73% contained on Wednesday. It ranks as the fifth-largest fire in state history.
Residents who were evacuated were allowed to return home Tuesday but remain on notice in case they needed to be evacuated again.
The human-caused Bush blaze was sparked June 13 by a vehicle fire.
The Bighorn Fire consumed 104,690 acres and was 45% contained in southern Arizona’s Catalina Mountains as of Sunday morning.
The fire had grown by about 9,000 acres since Saturday morning, but the containment increased from 40%. There are nearly 1,200 personal working to extinguish the blaze.
The lightning-caused blaze ranks as the eighth largest fire in state history with the 120,000-acre Willow Fire in its sights at No. 7.
A new evacuation order was issued at about 1:15 p.m. on Saturday for the northern and eastern parts of the Redington community.
Evacuations are still in place for Mount. Bigelow Lower Soldier HOA, the community of Summerhaven, Willow Creek, Lower Catalina Highway and Lower Mount. Lemmon from Organization Ridge Road to South Willow Canyon.
Sabino Canyon, Bear Canyon and Catalina State Park remain closed.
The Mangum Fire in the Kaibab National Forest had scorched 71,450 acres and was 51% contained Saturday morning after it had been 46% contained Friday night and 68% contained on Thursday morning.