Week in Pictures: Wildfires, continued drought and a trade mission to China
A wildfire continued to burn blaze in north-central Nebraska, high feed costs led ranchers to sell off cattle and Nebraskans embarked on a trade mission to China in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 23-29, 2012.
Vehicles are dwarfed by the devastation wrought when the Fairfield Creek Fire jumped Nebraska Highway 12 into these grasslands. Officials were optimistic Tuesday that they were getting a handle on the massive wildfire, with an influx of fresh fire crews and the promise of a break in the relentless heat. JEFF BEIERMANN/THE WORLD-HERALD
See last week’s pictures: World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 16-22, 2012.