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Follow ➡️ @cnnclimate ➡️ The Bootleg Fire in Oregon has become so intense that it is creating its own weather. The fire has scorched 537 square miles — an area larger than Los Angeles and about half the size of Rhode Island. Hot, dry weather conditions continue to fuel wildfires across much of the United States, and the Bootleg Fire grew to nearly 364,113 acres Monday and is 30% contained, Oregon Department of Forestry spokesperson Marcus Kauffman told CNN. The climate crisis has made deadlier and more destructive wildfires the new normal. Tap the link in our bio to learn more.
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