California Fire Prompts Evacuations; Oregon Blaze Balloons


At least seventy large wildfires are burning across the west in neighboring states displacing thousands the largest in Oregon the bootleg fire in Oregon is larger than the size of New York City engulfing around three hundred thousand acres less than a quarter containment crews battled around the clock Marcus Kauffman with Oregon department of forestry says the southern and western ends are holding making progress and we're but you know this buyer is you know it's undoubtedly given a state in California more than a dozen wildfires are burning the largest the back with complex at over a hundred and five thousand acres with around three quarter containment overall the fires looking really really good everything is holding very very well however Corey rose with California incident management says there is concern that upcoming lightning could be an issue I'm Julie Walker

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