PHOTOS: Fires burn across the Northwest

Summer across the Northwest is not just camping. Fires sparked by lightning storms and man result in poor air quality and work for hotshot crews.

Take a look at some of the photos that sum up summer fire season. Thank you for the hard work of fire teams that keep our communities safe.

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Highrange Fire InciWeb

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Engine on south end InciWeb

  • Timber Butte Fire InciWeb

  • Timber Butte InciWeb

  • Fire perimeter InciWeb

  • Fireline at Timber Butte Road InciWeb

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Highrange Fire InciWeb

  • Big Cougar Fire InciWeb

  • Timber Butte InciWeb

  • Mack Fire dozer line rehab. InciWeb

  • Mack Fire dozer rehab. InciWeb

  • Boise Hotshot superintendent. InciWeb

  • Mack Fire dozer line rehab. InciWeb

  • Mopping up. InciWeb

  • Saw time. InciWeb

  • Mop up. InciWeb

  • Cold trailing. InciWeb

  • Updated photos of the Whiskey Complex fire taken this Sunday morning from the Grimes Pass.Photos By Francisco Lozanowww.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • Updated photos of the Whiskey Complex fire taken this Sunday morning from the Grimes Pass.Photos By Francisco Lozanowww.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • Updated photos of the Whiskey Complex fire taken this Sunday morning from the Grimes Pass.Photos By Francisco Lozanowww.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • Updated photos of the Whiskey Complex fire taken this Sunday morning from the Grimes Pass.Photos By Francisco Lozanowww.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire. Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. #

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire. Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire. Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. by Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire. Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. by Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire. Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. by Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire.Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire.Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • Freelance photographer Francisco Lozano explores the aftermath of the Whiskey Complex fire and will go back through the year to monitor how nature thrives after a fire.Photos taken from the South Fork Payette River Road and from the Grimes Pass road, Grimes Creek Road and overlook. www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com by Francisco Lozano

  • This helicopter is dropping PSD during a burnout operation. InciWeb

  • Radio communications plays a key role in fiirefighting. This radio repeater is set up on high ground to provide reliable radio communications. InciWeb

  • This is the initial lightning that sparked the Wash Fire on July 14th. Photo taken by a private citizen near midnight. InciWeb

  • This lightning sparked the latest round of initial attack fires across the Boise National Forest. InciWeb

  • Securing the North Flank along the South Fork Road. InciWeb

  • Low to moderate intensity burn on the Walsh Fire. InciWeb

  • All photos by Francisco Lozano. Francisco Lozano

  • All photos by Francisco Lozano. Francisco Lozano

  • All photos by Francisco Lozano. Francisco Lozano

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  • Credit: InciWeb

  • All photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com Francisco Lozano

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  • All photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com Francisco Lozano

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  • Photos taken Sunday afternoon.Fire is 20% contained as of Sunday. Rain and thunderstorms are expected tonight.All photos by Francisco Lozano. Glenwood LDS retreat camp was spared. Photo by photojournalist Francisco Lozano

  • Photos taken Sunday afternoon.Fire is 20% contained as of Sunday. www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com

  • Members of the Sho-ban Shosone-Bannock tribe of the Fort Hall Wild Land fire team are about to give each other a thumps up or just pass bubble gum.Photo by Francisco Lozano.Garden Valley, Idaho www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com Photo by photojournalist Francisco Lozano

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: InciWeb

  • Crews at Whiskey Complex fire

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: InciWeb

  • Haze from smoke

  • Wash Fire Credit: InciWeb

  • Wash Fire from a distance

  • Wash Fire

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Credit: Francisco Lozano

  • Credit: INCIWeb INCIWeb

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Credit: Francisco Lozano

  • Credit: INCIWeb

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Decker Fire

  • Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Decker Fire

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com

  • Blue Jay Fire Credit: INCIWeb

  • Credit: Boise National Forest Service

  • Credit: Dave Olson

  • Credit; INCIWeb

  • Decker Fire

  • Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Colorado Gulch Fire Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Whiskey Complex

  • Whiskey Complex

  • Credit: Boise National Forest Service

  • Credit: Blaine County Sheriff's Office

  • Crews hard at work Credit: INCIWeb

  • Taken by Sue Keene Boise from the century link building. Sue Keene of Boise

  • we have a lot of smoke in the sky..this was taken just now in Jerome.beautiful to look at.

  • Whiskey Complex forest fires in Garden Valley, Idaho.Photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com Photos by Francisco Lozano

  • Whiskey Complex forest fires in Garden Valley, Idaho.Photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com

  • Whiskey Complex forest fires in Garden Valley, Idaho.Photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com

  • Whiskey Complex forest fires in Garden Valley, Idaho.Photos by Francisco Lozano.www.franciscolozano.zenfolio.com Francisco Lozano

  • You have permission from Francisco Lozano to show these. Thanks GVidaho Local photographer Francisco Lozano