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DISASTERSHalf a million people flee dozens of infernosBY

  • Gepubliceerd op: 11-09-2020 - 14:17
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DISASTERSHalf a million people flee dozens of infernosBY

September 11, 2020 – Fanned by unusually hot, dry winds, dozens of fires are sweeping Oregon, Washington State and California, destroying hundreds of homes, leaving dozens of people dead and forcing hundreds of thousands to flee. The number of people evacuated in Oregon because of fires rose to an estimated 500,000 – more than 10 percent of the state’s 4.2 million people. One of the most destructive blazes, the Almeda Fire, which started in Ashland near the California border, is being treated as suspicious. It has been linked to at least two deaths and destroyed hundreds of homes i …

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