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HomeVideoWest U.S. wildfires are so extreme that they're creating lightning, fire whirls

West U.S. wildfires are so extreme that they’re creating lightning, fire whirls

More than 80 large fires are burning in 13 states across the U.S. currently, impacting nearly 1.3 million acres. One of the worst remains in Southern Oregon — the Bootleg Fire. It has been burning for two weeks and has already scorched an area a third of the size of Rhode Island. Carrie Bilbao with the National Interagency Fire Center joins William Brangham with the latest on the fires.

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