At least 15 people have been killed in forest fires this week


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At least 15 people have been killed by wildfires that have recently broken out in Northern California, Washington, DC and Oregon.

CNN reported that the authorities found the bodies of seven people in northern California, at a time when firefighters were trying to extinguish a number of huge forest fires, bringing the number of victims in the state to 10 people.

The network added that at least five other people were killed in Washington and Oregon in controlled wildfires.

Oregon state officials said wildfires, which are rapidly spreading between states bordering the West Coast, have forced about 500,000 people in the state to flee their homes, and the number is still likely to increase.

The network indicated that firefighters were called in from all over the United States of America to provide assistance in extinguishing the massive fires; Where 12 states located in the west of the country witnessed more than 100 forest fires that consumed more than 4.3 million acres, according to the National Fire Control Center.


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