Great balls o’ fire!

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Great balls o’ fire!

The owl ears from little Sawyer Herr’s owl hat are silhouetted against a fireball from the annual Christmas tree burn at Land of the Yankee Fork State Park last Friday night. She is the 11-month-old daughter of Chris and Lyndee Herr. People showed up for a bit of light and heat to chase away the winter blues. North Custer volunteer firefighters ignited and kept a close eye on the fire. Marshmallows, s’mores and hot chocolate provided by Idaho Parks and Recreation staffers were gratefully accepted. Last year the event was canceled because it was cold and deep snow buried the few discarded Christmas trees brought to the park, Manager Joni Hawley said.

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