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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…

Hundreds flee as wildfire menaces Idaho ski resort towns

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) – Firefighters battled on Friday to check a fast-moving wildfire raging near the Sun Valley ski resort in Idaho, where more than 1,000 people were evacuated as flames menaced multimillion-dollar homes in the area, authorities said. The so-called Beaver Creek Fire, the nation’s top…