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Fire Season in the Western United States
In many areas, air quality deteriorated as smoke from the destructive fire spread widely across northern California.
The fire has become the deadliest in state history.
California’s Carr Fire was one of 98 large, active fires delivering smoke across the United States in late July.
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The fire was not the largest or most destructive in July 2018, but the position of its smoke allowed for a clear look at the progression of the burn.