Dozens of wildfires ravage Western United States

The National Interagency Coordination Center today reported that around 70 wildfires are burning across 13 states west of the Mississippi River.

The Taylor Bridge fire in central Washington State is reported to have destroyed at least 60 homes.

The Trinity Ridge fire near Pine, Idaho, is reported to have spread to over 68,000 acres and was reported to be only 3 percent contained as of Wednesday evening.

  • Alex Pelton

    Im here in idaho, theres a wildfire like 4 miles from where i grew up thats already burned close to 90 thousand acres. its almost fully contained though. its the that fire is up near boise, i go offroading up there all the time, its beautiful, this is the worst fire season ive ever seen here.