2 weeks Fires, fear, and guns on America’s wild West Coast Inquirer
ESTACADA, United States --- "This is just stuff. We're gonna move on from it," says Margi Wyatt, holding back tears as she stares at her burned-out mobile home destroyed by one of the fires raging through the US state of Oregon. The 70-year-old fled 50 kilometers from her home to Estacada in Portland's southeast as the huge and still-uncontained Riverside Fire raced through. The blaze devastated the mobile home site, located on a wooded hill next to a road. All the properties in Wyatt's row were destroyed -- but homes just ten meters away were left unscathed. It is one ... more