Helicopters battle the 64,000-acre Beaver Creek Fire in August 2013 north of Hailey. A number of residential neighborhoods were evacuated because of the blaze.
Helicopters battle the 64,000-acre Beaver Creek Fire in August 2013 north of Hailey. A number of residential neighborhoods were evacuated because of the blaze. Ashley Smith Times-News via The Associated Press
Helicopters battle the 64,000-acre Beaver Creek Fire in August 2013 north of Hailey. A number of residential neighborhoods were evacuated because of the blaze. Ashley Smith Times-News via The Associated Press

Rest of nation must catch up with West: Wildfires are ‘disasters’

May 30, 2016 10:25 PM