On Aug. 3, a home in Luther, Okla., burns in a large wildfire. Fire season in the United States came earlier than normal and lasted longer in 2012,
On Aug. 3, a home in Luther, Okla., burns in a large wildfire. Fire season in the United States came earlier than normal and lasted longer in 2012, officials said. Nearly 9.2 million acres an area bigger than the state of Maryland burned. (Sarah Phipps The Associated Press)