A fire breaks out at Biomass One energy plant in White City, closing down roads, starting spot fires and sending a cloud of smoke across the valley.
It's seems to be an occurrence that's happening more often and it's costing taxpayers money every time it needs to be contained. So does the risk, out-weigh the benefit?
NBC 5's Travis Koch hit the streets to find out.
News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.
Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.