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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Smoke from Canada’s wildfires has filled U.S. skies with an unhealthy haze for weeks, becoming a hallmark of the 2023 summer. The smoke raises a number… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Big wildfires had started burning more often in California, creeping closer to Beth Pratt’s home near Yosemite National Park. So Pratt did what homeowners in fire-prone… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — Smoke from wildfires in Canada is again blanketing parts of the U.S. with a thick haze that’s reducing visibility and prompting air quality warnings in several states…. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Dozens of wildfires are burning in the Canadian province of Québec, and the smoke is so bad that it’s causing air quality problems across large swaths… Read More
Firefighters have been battling hundreds of blazes sparked by thousands of lightning strikes. “It wouldn’t matter if we had five times more firefighters,” says the battalion chief for Sonoma County.