I think our whole state is on fire right now. 3 more started just yesterday. None in our valley but the smoke from other fires makes it impossible to even see across the valley. The sun is always that weird red color now and everything is covered with bits of ash. Not much fun. I can't say I hated the snowless winter but I'm hoping for TONS of snow this winter.
They have ban most fireworks in the valley this year. About ten years ago, after a dry spring, there was a huge fire. Hundreds of deer, sheep, and cattle were killed because it moved too fast for the animals to even move out of the way. They are really worried about a similar situation this year.
Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground. ~Author Unknown