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Biggest wildfires in U.S. history

POSTED: 12:15 PM Jun 12 2012   UPDATED: 9:55 AM Jul 18 2014

As hundreds of Washington residents evacuate their homes ahead of a fast-moving wildfire, take a look at the biggest wildfires in U.S. history.

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Take a look at the 10 biggest wildfires in U.S. history as measured by acreage burned.

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