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Ash and soot rain down like Mount St. Helens eruption

 

This Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, photo provided by KATU-TV shows a wildfire as seen from near Stevenson Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above the Bonneville Dam near Cascade Locks, Ore. A lengthy stretch of highway Interstate 84 remains closed Tuesday, Sept. 5, as crews battle the growing wildfire that has also caused evacuations and sparked blazes across the Columbia River in Washington state. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP)

 

By GILLIAN FLACCUS and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — People in Oregon covered their faces with scarves to keep choking ash from wildfires from filling their lungs and wiped the soot from windshiel

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Ash and soot rain down like Mount St. Helens eruption     By GILLIAN FLACCUS and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — People in Oregon covered their faces with scarves to keep choking ash from wildfires from filling their lungs and wiped the soot from windshiel See also  Australian Wildfire Smoke Stokes […]

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