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Ashley Smith, Times-News/AP Photo A helicopter makes a drop on a dozer line around a home to protect it from the Beaver Creek Fire Sunday outside of Ketchum, Idaho. More than 1,200 people and 19 aircraft were battling the lightning-caused Beaver Creek Fire, which started Aug. 7 and was 9 percent contained. Nearly 90 fire engines also were in the region, many protecting homes in the affluent area where celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis own pricey getaways.

A helicopter makes a drop on a dozer line around a home to protect it from the Beaver Creek Fire Sunday outside of Ketchum, Idaho. More than 1,200 people and 19 aircraft were battling the lightning-caused Beaver Creek Fire, which started Aug. 7 and was 9 percent contained. Nearly 90 fire engines also were in the region, many protecting homes in the affluent area where celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis own pricey getaways.

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