Leave now: ‘Angry’ Idaho fire spreads to 126,000 acres, threatens luxury homes

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Fears grow for more than 10,000 houses, including getaways owned by Hanks, Willis and Schwarzenegger. “Take your essentials … and pets and GO NOW,” officials warn.

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Idaho wildfire spreads to 92,000 acres as more than a thousand homes evacuated

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Firefighters in Hailey, Idaho, were battling the raging Beaver Creek Fire on Saturday as the blaze entered its tenth day and forced more than 1,000 people from their homes.

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Idaho resort town ordered to evacuate over wildfire

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Reuters: A 91,000-acre (38,800-hectare) wildfire in the Boise National Forest closed in from three directions on an Idaho mountain town on Monday as authorities worried about the safety of roughly 30 residents who have refused to evacuate.

The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office ordered evacuations over the weekend as thick smoke from the Trinity Ridge Fire posed a health hazard and limited visibility on the single road to Featherville, a popular summertime resort at the foot of the Trinity Mountains on the South Fork Boise River.

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Firefighter killed as wildfires rage across the West, destroying dozens of homes

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Wildfires raged in several Western states on Tuesday, destroying dozens of homes and threatening hundreds more. In Idaho, one firefighter was killed by a falling tree.

A fire in central Washington grew nearly tenfold overnight and destroyed more than 60 homes, NBC affiliate KING of Seattle reported.

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