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Firefighters try to contain massive Idaho fire

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 - 00:32

Aug. 17 - Hundreds evacuated as the Beaver Creek Fire threatens ski resort towns in Idaho. Julie Noce reports.

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Hundreds of people evacuate as a wildfire threatens multimillion dollar homes near a ski resort in Idaho. The Beaver Creek Fire has been burning for the past 10 days after it was sparked by lightning in the Sawtooth National Forest. Plumes of thick black smoke could be seen hovering over the area where a luxury housing development sits. The fire is one of dozens of destructive blazes in the Western U.S -- many of them fed by drought conditions, unusually high temperatures and fierce winds.

Firefighters try to contain massive Idaho fire

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 - 00:32

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