Most of the national attention has been on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma as they spread destruction across Texas and Florida. But, people in the Western and Northwestern parts of the US have been dealing with a weather crisis as well; wildfires. The fires have raged for weeks and span several states

including Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Washington, California, Montana, Idaho and Oregon. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, currently there are 16 wildfires in Oregon, 21 in Montana and 11 in California. In Montana, thousands have been evacuated and the state has spent nearly 50 million dollars fighting the flames. So far more than 1 million acres have burned in that state alone. READ MORE