National Guard deployed to Oregon to help contain wildfires – Reports

The National Guard joined at least seven states Tuesday sending help to Oregon as its governor requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration as it struggled to contain dozens of wildfires ravaging the region.

California has still seen the brunt of deaths, accounting for 24 of the 33 confirmed West Coast wildfire fatalities, but Oregon has been overwhelmed by at least 35 wildfires that saw more than 10 percent of the state evacuated.

With dozens still missing, Gov. Kate Brown begged for more…

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