Wildfires burning in 11 Western states
CBS News brings us this update on the wildfires burning across the west including one just outside Sun Valley, ID.
(CBS News) KETCHUM, Idaho – First came the drought, then the summer heat — the perfect formula for wildfires. And as of Monday night, there are 49 large fires burning in 11 western states.
In the mountains of Utah, smoke still billowed nearly a week after a fire was set off by lightning. The smoke nearly almost blocked the sunrise in Idaho. Thousands have been evacuated and the flames have crept near a prime tourist area.
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