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The Whitewater-Baldy wildfire in New Mexico is now the largest in that state’s history, covering 266 square miles.

The Whitewater-Baldy wildfire in New Mexico is now the largest in that state’s history, covering 266 square miles.

I flew over this fire on my way from Tucson to Chicago on Tuesday. The smoke cloud itself was astonishingly large, extending eastward far beyond the fire itself.