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Homes obliterated by deadly blazes displacing tens of thousands of people | Oregon Wildfires

Telegraph, 13 Sep 2020
Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast.

Deadly blazes have obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people.

Oregon’s officials say they are preparing for a possible 'mass fatality event'.

Oregon authorities have said more than 1,500 square miles have burned in recent days.

More than 40,000 people have been evacuated and about 500,000 are in different levels of evacuation zones.

Oregon’s officials say they are preparing for a possible 'mass fatality event'.

The death toll from the fires in California, Oregon and Washington stood at 28 and was expected to rise sharply. Most of the fatalities were in California and Oregon.


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