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Idaho resort town ordered to evacuate over wildfire

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The Trinity Ridge Fire burns in Boise National Forest near Featherville, Idaho.

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.  Continue reading the full story.

Blazes in multiple states threaten houses and cause evacuations.

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