Publication Date July 5, 2016 | idaho Statesman

Idaho wild fire season begins to build momentum

United States
Photo: Idaho Statesman
Photo: Idaho Statesman

The Idaho fire season picked up momentum Wednesday, with the Buck Fire more than doubling and prompting the Forest Service to call in a national team to manage the blaze eight miles east of the Deadwood Reservoir...

Fires continue to burn in the Frank River of No Return Wilderness and near North Fork by Salmon. But the Buck Fire at 780 acres, is the biggest forest fire so far