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Why California, Oregon and Washington State Are Searching for Help to Battle Fires

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Why California, Oregon and Washington State Are Searching for Help to Battle FiresWith millions of acres ablaze across the West Coast, states are having a tough time finding available fire crews. California resorted to calling in a team of firefighters from Israel.
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