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Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires


August 12, 2018

A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure at the height of the summer season.

Meanwhile, a firefighter died Monday battling a massive blaze in Northern California — the sixth fatality in a matter of weeks.

State fire officials didn't immediately provide details of the death, which occurred north of San Francisco where the largest fire in recorded state history has been burning since July 27.

Two other wildfires in N...

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