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The remains of Berry Creek Elementary School in the aftermath of the West Zone Fire, part of the North Complex Fire, in Berry Creek, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Oregon, Washington and California are all under assault from a wildfire season of historic proportions, with the firefighting effort compounded by the coronavirus pandemic and misinformation online. (Max Whittaker/The New York Times)

The remains of Berry Creek Elementary School in the aftermath of the West Zone Fire, part of the North Complex Fire, in Berry Creek, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Oregon, Washington and California are all under assault from a wildfire season of historic proportions, with the firefighting effort compounded by the coronavirus pandemic and misinformation online. (Max Whittaker/The New York Times)