The fires ravaging the US West Coast

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:16 pm on 15 September 2020

Massive forest fires have destroyed thousands of homes in California and forced at least 60,000 people to evacuate.

And they have spread to neighbouring Oregon.

Jesse talks to the news director of KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, Rachael McDonald, about the devastation.

A man looks for items in the remains of his mobile home after a wildfire swept through the R.V. park destroying multiple homes in Estacada, Oregon

A man looks for items in the remains of his mobile home after a wildfire swept through the R.V. park destroying multiple homes in Estacada, Oregon Photo: AFP

 

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