Wildfire

Relief sent to Oregon Wildfires

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September 16, 2020 – At least 36 people have died in wildfires occurring in 11 states. More than four million acres have burned with most of the activity taking place in California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. There are currently 87 active wildfires. Intense smoke from the fires is forcing many to remain indoors and parts... 

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Responding to 2020 California Wildfires

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California has had 7,175 wildfires since the beginning of 2020, burning a total of 1,660,332 acres and destroying 3,180 structures, thus far. On August 15, a lightning siege began and officials have now recorded nearly 14,000 lightning strikes. These lightning strikes have contributed to more than 875 new wildfires – burning 1.4 million acres and... 

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