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Wildfires burning out west
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Firefighters in several states out west are battling wildfires.
In Oregon, strong winds are spreading a 3,000 acre fire in the Columbia River Gorge.
Many people are being forced from the area.
In Idaho people are slowly returning to their homes just days after a wildfire threatened the resort towns of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley.
Crews are also struggling in California as fire is forcing hundreds of people out of their homes nearly 60 miles north of Sacramento.
Firefighters are blaming hot, dry weather for pushing along the flames.