August 17, 2008
Flames from the New Fork Lakes Fire consume beetle-killed lodgepole pines in late July in the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Pinedale, Wyo.
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Close your eyes, and a 3,000-acre wildfire on the banks of the New Fork River in Wyoming's Bridger Wilderness crackles deceptively, like a soothing campfire. But any sense of security is shattered quickly by the blaze's more violent noises.