Krista McCann tells KTVB-TV that she loaded her most valued possessions in her car in Colorado Springs and fled the Waldo Canyon fire.
The 19-year-old says she lost control of her Subaru while trying to pass another car on Interstate 84 in Idaho between Boise and Mountain Home.
McCann escaped without injury but lost everything in her car except her purse. The crash ignited a wildfire near the interstate that burned about 2,000 acres.
The Waldo fire killed two people and destroyed nearly 350 homes, making it the most destructive in Colorado history.
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