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Why D.C. smelled like smoke Monday

Posted on AllSides March 27th, 2023
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A burning smell across the D.C. region Monday was linked to a large wildfire in eastern North Carolina. Driving the news: Washingtonians started noticing haze and a smokey smell outside, leading fire departments region wide to assure the public that no large fires were occurring in the area. • Fire department and National Weather Service officials said it may be due to wind patterns bringing smoke from hundreds of miles away. • The wildfire covered 5,200 acres and was 34% contained as of Sunday, local media reported. Two elementary school...

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