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‘It’s like lead; there’s no safe level’: This Montana town reveals wildfire smoke damages lungs for years

  • September 21, 2020
Harms caused by prolonged exposure to wildfire smoke continue to haunt residents of a small Rocky Mountain town inundated by…
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‘This is what climate change is going to cause’: No end in sight for exhausted firefighters

  • September 17, 2020
Firefighters battling the unprecedented, climate-fueled blazes across the West Coast are exhausted. Justin Silvera, a Cal Fire battalion chief, worked…
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Smoke from western fires travels around the world

  • September 16, 2020
Smoke caused by the climate-fueled wildfires incinerating the American West now stretches all the way around to the other side…
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‘House-to-house ignitions like a domino effect’: former firefighter speaks about the deadly ‘Climate Fires’

  • September 16, 2020
The West Coast of America is on fire. The devastating wildfires in California, Oregon, and Washington have decimated over 5…
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New California bill gives ex-inmates opportunities to fight fires

  • September 14, 2020
Incarcerated people who fight wildfires in California will be better able to work as firefighters after returning home under a…
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Apocalyptic scenes in California as ‘fire thunderstorms’ drown out the sun

  • September 12, 2020
San Francisco residents have woken up to a blood-orange sky as “fire thunderstorms” rain ash over the nation’s most populous…
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Apocalyptic smoke breaks weather models

  • September 10, 2020
Orange smoke blotted out the sun and made the Bay Area and parts of Oregon look more like Mars than…
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Wildfires threaten Paradise, California again

  • September 10, 2020
The explosive North Complex Fires tore through Butte County, California Wednesday, killing at least three people with 12 still missing,…
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Wildfires continue to exacerbate working conditions for farmworkers in California

  • September 9, 2020
Battling a heatwave, smoke from wildfires, and COVID, conditions continue to worsen for migrant farmworkers across California. According to a…
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Oregon slammed by wildfires so deadly, even firefighters were forced to evacuate

  • September 9, 2020
At least seven large fires swept across Oregon Tuesday in what the governor called a “once in a generation event”…
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