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Half a million people told to flee Oregon as wildfires rage across three US states

SBS Friday, 11 September 2020
At least 24 people have been killed in the wildifires that erupted in August, with authorities in the hard-hit state of Oregon saying they were prepared for possible 'mass casualty incidents'.
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[NFA] Around half a million people in Oregon were ordered to evacuate on Friday and residents of its largest city, Portland, were told to be ready to go as extreme wind-driven wildfires scorched U.S. West Coast states. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

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