The Governor of California has requested assistance from Australia and Canada to fight the nearly 560 blazes ravaging across the US state.
- California’s Governor says the state is not equipped to fight the fires on its own
- Many fires have been started by lightning strikes and exacerbated by a statewide heatwave
- Experts warn COVID-19 epidemic increases risks posed by smoke inhalation, especially for older Californians
Governor Gavin Newsom said in a…