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FMCSA issues emergency declaration in response to wildfires

By September 10, 2020 No Comments

As major wildfires spread across the West, travel restrictions and air quality warnings are issued in five states.

 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an extended state emergency declaration for California, Oregon and Washington in direct response to the widespread wildfires and dangerous conditions in the region. There are concerns that those fires could worsen or that others will start due to the hot, dry, windy conditions, and dry thunderstorms across the West Coast.

 

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