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Dry year will test fire plans

by John Walden |

Posted to OPINIONS of the Arizona Rrpublic on February 14, 2006 by Bryan Bird

The flames that consumed homes and tens of thousands of acres of grassland in Oklahoma, Texas and eastern New Mexico, that led to evacuations in forested areas of southern Colorado in January and are burning in northern Arizona also carry early warnings that we are likely facing our earliest fire season ever. We hope it's not also our deadliest.