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Death toll likely to rise in devastating wildfires across the West

CBS News Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
At least 35 people have been killed as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast. In Oregon, mobile morgues have been set up, as Governor Kate Brown says the state's death toll is likely to rise. Zach Urness, outdoors editor for the Statesman Journal in Oregon, joined CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss the ongoing crisis.
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