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30 Million People Under Excessive Heat Warnings In West As 300,000 Acres Burn In Six States

30 Million People Under Excessive Heat Warnings In West As 300,000 Acres Burn In Six States

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – More than 30 million people in Western states are under excessive heat warnings and advisories Monday, with multiple cities hitting record-high triple-digit temperatures. As of Sunday, more than 300,000 acres have burned in six western states. In Oregon, the Bootleg Fire burned 143,607 acres and is […]

Oregon Wildfires Force 500,000 To Flee

Oregon Wildfires Force 500,000 To Flee

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR An estimated 500,000 people have evacuated northwest Oregon as deadly wildfires continue to ravage the state, safety officials said Thursday. The approximate number of Oregonians who have evacuated accounts for roughly 10% of the state’s 4.2 million citizens, according to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Associated Press reported. An interactive OEM map shows […]