Fires without precedent rage in usually cool, wet Northwest

A helicopter flies over fires burning on a ridge in Sumner, Wash., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Windblown wildfires raging across the Pacific Northwest destroyed hundreds of homes in Oregon, the governor said Wednesday, warning: "This could be the greatest loss of human life and property due to wildfire in our state's history." (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)