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A view of downtown Portland from the East Bank Esplanade is seen on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
AP News
September 15, 2020 - 12:26 pm
Relief from putrid, dangerous air spewing from massive wildfires across the West won't come until later in the week.
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Thick smoke from wildfires shroud the Opera House in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Hot dry conditions have brought an early start to the fire season. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
AP News
December 10, 2019 - 11:23 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Wildfires engulfed the Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday in haze so thick in some places it was 11 times worse than the level considered “hazardous," and was apt to trigger fire alarms. The city canceled ferries and some offices in the downtown area were evacuated. Local health...
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