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Strong winds could fuel wildfires in the West as death toll climbs

CBS News Monday, 14 September 2020
Flames up and down the West Coast have forced thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world.
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