(KLIX)- Recent devastating fires in Idaho and across the nation has prompted the Idaho Attorney General’s office to issue a consumer alert. They are warning people that when tragedy strikes, scams are quick to follow. For those that have lost their homes the AG’s offices says to beware of door to door salesmen. Many times scam artist will try and give you the best deal possible, but require you to make a quick decision. The attorney general recommends that no one make a hasty decision. They say to do a little research into the company and ask questions. Idaho Deputy Attorney General Bret DeLange says people need to be on the lookout for charities that approach you asking for aid money. They say its better for you to approach a charity than have them call you.