Oregon wildfire under criminal arson investigation, police say

Men walk through the fire-ravaged Coleman Creek Estates mobile home park in Phoenix, Ore., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The Almeda Fire that burned through the towns of Phoenix and Talent in southern Oregon destroyed approximately 600 homes, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Scott Stoddard/Grants Pass Daily Courier via AP)

California wildfire becomes the largest in the state’s history as 103 blazes rage across the West Coast, killing seven people including a one-year-old boy

The phenomenon isn’t restricted to California. Doug Grafe, chief of Fire Protection at the Oregon Department of Forestry, said it was unprecedented in his state for fires this week to spread from the crest of the Cascade Mountains into the valleys below, and so quickly, ‘carrying tens of miles in one period of an afternoon […]

Dramatic aerial photos reveal the devastation caused by 200 wildfires raging across California, Oregon and Washington leaving at least seven dead and incinerating 3.4m acres

The phenomenon isn’t restricted to California. Doug Grafe, chief of Fire Protection at the Oregon Department of Forestry, said it was unprecedented in his state for fires this week to spread from the crest of the Cascade Mountains into the valleys below, and so quickly, ‘carrying tens of miles in one period of an afternoon […]