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The Fire That Saved Sun Valley

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In the summer of 2007, the Castle Rock Fire swept through the mountains and valleys surrounding Sun Valley, Idaho. Following the devastation, a recreational paradise began to emerge. The Fire That Saved Sun Valley features backcountry ski guide Joe St. Onge as he makes peace with the natural disaster.