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1000 firefighters attack Sun Valley forest fire in Idaho: 5000 homes at stake

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Firefighters readied for a massive ground and air attack on Sunday against a wildfire in central Idaho that has forced the evacuation of some 2,250 homes and threatens the posh Sun Valley ski resort. The fire raging across parched sagebrush, grasslands and pine forests near high-end…

More than 2,000 Idaho homes evacuated as wildfire approaches

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – A fast-moving central Idaho wildfire forced the evacuation of 2,250 homes near the tourist towns of Hailey and Ketchum as firefighters lost ground on Saturday against the blaze that also threatens the Sun Valley ski resort. Blaine County Sheriff Gene Ramsey called for…