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Aftermath of a Forest Fire
The Pioneer Fire in the Boise National Forest started July 18, 2016 eight miles North of Idaho City. It spread North, Northeast and
Northwest creating a horseshoe of fire around Lowman, Idaho. By September 3, the fire had grown to over 180,000 acres (281 square
miles) moving Northerly burning and charring the beautiful forested mountains. In the path of wind driven blazes blistered earth
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