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Arizona wildfire spread threatens New Mexico towns

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Robert Joseph rides his ATV as smoke plumes from the Wallow fire fill the sky in Luna, N.M., Monday, June 6, 2011. Firefighters worked furiously Monday to save a line of mountain communities in eastern Arizona from a gigantic blaze that has forced thousands of people from their homes and cast a smoky haze over states as far away as Iowa.

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz.More evacuations were ordered Monday as Arizona's third largest wildfire on record threatened new areas, including a New Mexico town. Officials also revised upwards their estimate of the burn size, now saying that it covers 365 square miles, up from 301 square miles earlier Monday. Full story ...

Firefighters rush to contain a roaring blaze feeding on dry wood and brush, driven by high winds and hot temperatures. NBC News' George Lewis reports.