Beaver Creek Fire

Submitted by Steve Dondero. "A photo from a well-fought battle against the Beaver Creek Fire at Greenhorn Gulch on Aug 15, 2013. Much of what you'll see here has since been torched."

(courtesy photo)

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — The Hailey City Council has voted to prohibit the use of cedar-shake shingles on rooftops in the wake of last summer's large wildfire.

The Idaho Mountain Express reports the council made the decision early last week.

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The new rule exceeds the Wildland Urban Interface Code by prohibiting cedar-shake shingles entirely.

The 170-square-mile Beaver Creek fire destroyed one home and threatened hundreds of others until it was contained in early September.

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