Kids cool off as the Queen Creek fire department hoses them down during Queen Creek's Seventh annual Monsoon Madness at Frontier Park. July 11, 2009.
A trio of young boys take advantage of lawn sprinklers as they try to stay cool near 2nd street and Extension Road in Mesa. July 7, 2009.
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