Three Ranchers Battle Fire And Drought
This summer has seen record-breaking temperatures and relentless heatwaves across the west.
Wildfires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres. The drought has forced the shutoff of irrigation water in a number of western states. The combo has ranchers struggling to keep their animals safe.
Ashley Ahearn reports from north-central Washington State.
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