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Where the West Burns

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Major forest fires are tramping their way across thousands of acres of Western land. The U.S. Forest Service reports that there are 70 large uncontained fires across the United States, most of which are spread across Idaho, California, Nevada and Oregon

To see the West burn in near-real time, check out this map that shows fire activity over the last 6, 12 and 24 hours (click on the pdf on the right-hand side).