Biggest wildfires in U.S. history

Published: Jun 12 2012 12:15:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 18 2014 09:55:31 AM EDT

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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