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South Korea Declares ‘State of National Disaster’ After Wildfire Burns Down Cities

Terrifying clips of towering flames and dark clouds of smoke engulfing large residential areas in South Korea have emerged on local news and social media over the weekend.

The apocalyptic images, which resemble scenes from a disaster film, came from a blaze that reportedly started in the town of Goseong late Thursday and immediately spread to multiple towns and cities due to strong winds.

California Nurse Sacrifices Truck To Save Others From Deadly Fire, Toyota Sends Him a New One

A California nurse will receive a new Toyota Tundra after using the vehicle to drive others to safety from the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history.

The Camp Fire, named after its origin Camp Creek Road in Butte County, Northern California started on Nov. 8 and has since claimed 48 lives, burned 130,000 acres (53,000 hectares), and destroyed at least 8,800 structures.