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Idaho Wildfire

My Harrowing Wildfire Escape

Jeff Frost | Posted 08.27.2015 | Los Angeles
Jeff Frost

"No one is leaving this valley. The road is blocked at both ends by the fire, so stay put! It's gonna get really hot and windy. Do not shut your vehicle off!" said the fire chief.

Idaho Wildfire Raging On With Limited Containment

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

(Recasts to show wind aiding firefighters; evacuation orders lifted for 400 homes) By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Au...

Wildfire Leads To Evacuation Of 1,600 Homes

AP | JOHN MILLER and BRADY MCCOMBS | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

BOISE, Idaho -- Sheriff's deputies Friday expanded evacuation orders to 1,600 homes near the Idaho mountain resort community of Sun Valley as a wind-d...

High Temperatures Could Threaten Wildfire Containment

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Aug 15 (Reuters) - A massive wildfire raging in the Idaho mountains crept ever closer to a pair of n...

Former Radioactive Mines Raise Concern In Idaho Wildfire

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green

* Two abandoned gold mines with traces of radiation also burned * State officials say risk to human health believed low ...

Idaho Wildfire Forces Hundreds From Homes As 'Traumatic' Blaze Burns Near Neighborhood

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Sept 9 (Reuters) - A massive Idaho wildfire forced hundreds of people from their homes on Sunday as ...

Firefighter Died In 'Extremely Unsafe' Conditions, Report Reveals

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green

* Conditions were said to be "extremely unsafe" * About a dozen fires burning across Idaho By Laura Zuckerman ...

Idaho Blaze Swallows Over 88,000 Acres

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2012 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho, Aug 19 (Reuters) - A wildfire roared out of control for a ninth day on Sunday through rugged, tinder-...

Young Woman Fleeing Wildfire Crashes, Ignites Another Fire

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — A Colorado woman fleeing a deadly wildfire crashed on the way to her father's home in Oregon, sparking a new blaze in Idaho. ...

Crews Battle Fast, Lightning-Sparked Idaho Fire

AP | By JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green

BOISE, Idaho -- Wind-fanned wildfires in southern Idaho are proving stubborn, but across the West as a whole, firefighters are gaining ground and keep...

Winds And Grass Fuel Idaho Blaze That Grew To 75,000 Acres Within 24 Hours

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

BOISE, Idaho — Efforts to contain a large wildfire in southern Idaho by Sunday evening were dashed as winds picked up and the region's grass and...