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OR bootleg fire, nation’s largest, keeps doubling in size

Clip: 07/13/2021 | 6m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

National Interagency Fire Center reports more than 65 major fires in Western U.S. states that have burned close to a million acres so far. Thousands have fled their homes. The largest fire in the country is in Southern Oregon, and has already burned more than 150,000 acres — twice the size of Portland. William Brangham discusses the fires with Rich Tyler of the Oregon State Fire Marshal's office.

Aired: 07/13/21

Rating: NR

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