Evacuation

Wildfires
5:50 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Beaver Creek Update: Nearly 10,000 Homes On Evacuation Alert

More resources continue to pour into Idaho’s central mountains to fight a growing wildfire that has now consumed more than 150 square miles, or roughly the size of Detroit.

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Wildfires
8:03 am
Wed August 14, 2013

More Evacuations Ordered, Homes Lost In Large Idaho Wildfire

Wildfires burning in Idaho continue to be the country’s top firefighting priority. There are two massive blazes in that state that continue to threaten communities. Hundreds of people remain evacuated.

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Northwest Fires
7:06 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Idaho Fire Nation’s Top Priority

A massive wildfire burning in Idaho has become the nation’s top firefighting priority. The 125 square mile blaze is threatening hundreds of homes and hundreds of people have been asked to leave.

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Trinity Ridge Fire
6:17 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Trinity Ridge Fire Gets Closer To Featherville

More than a thousand fire fighters in Idaho are working to protect homes as a massive wildfire moves closer to the mountain communities of Pine and Featherville. Sadie Babits reports.

The Trinity Ridge fire burning 100 miles northeast of Boise remains the state’s number one firefighting priority. That’s because the wildfire continues to threaten hundreds of homes in Pine and Featherville. Mary Christensen – a fire information officer – says thick smoke lifted and now the wildfire has picked up.

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Wash. Capitol Bag Scare
6:11 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Suspicious Shopping Bag Causes Washington State Capitol Evacuation

Emergency crews respond to a suspicious shopping bag left in the Washington State Capitol.
Photo by Tom Banse Northwest News Network

Washington state troopers evacuated the state capitol building in Olympia for several hours Monday morning due to a bomb scare. Washington State Patrol spokesman Bob Calkins says several witnesses saw a woman deposit a cloth shopping bag in the capitol rotunda and walk away.

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