Residents and visitors in Featherville Idaho were ordered to evacuate Saturday. The Trinity Ridge wildfire, which has already burned 82,000 acres in Idaho, grew larger.
Hundreds of evacuated residents forced to flee a large central Washington fire waited for word Thursday on when they might be able to return home.
The west is having one of the worst wildfire seasons in decades. So far 6.4 million acres have burned, and on Wednesday Idaho residents were evacuated to avoid another massive wildfire.