On July 18, a tornado broke out on the perimeter of the Bootleg Fire caused by the fire’s extreme behavior, according to officials
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Bootleg Fire continues to rage in Southern Oregon. It is the largest wildfire in the country and the third-largest in Oregon’s history. As of Sunday, July 24, it was burning 401,601 acres and only 42% contained.
Its size has created a problem for the firefighters trying to put it out but has also created this phenomenon where it is creating its own weather. The weather and extreme fire behavior has caused firefighters to have to retreat from attacking the fire in
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