Nightly News   |  August 14, 2013

Wildfires rage in 11 states

Wildfires currently are burning in 11 states. Some of the most intense blazes are in Utah. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> wildfires are raging out west, burning tonight in 11 states from alaska to new mexico, one of the most intense continues to be a fire near park city , utah, that has destroyed 13 homes and threatens hundreds more. the fire has grown to almost two square miles and is just 25% contained. and in idaho, some 600 firefighters continue to battle a blaze that has now grown to more than 100,000 acres.