Obscures how much of Idaho is burning right now, and how much this affects ordinary Idahoans, including college students employed by the forest service. Look at the green patches: that’s where the fires are. While it isn’t my home state, it’s my second home state, and has an academic program where you can study forest fires. Good news: the fire near Moscow, which is where the University of Idaho is, has been contained, according to KHQ.
Our thoughts at Tenured Radical are with the smoke jumpers tonight: don’t take your gloves off!