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Wildfire Smoke Shrouds Siberian City

Smoke from wildfires shrouded the Siberian city of Yakutsk on July 27, local media reported. This video was shared by Sakhaday, a local news site.

Russian News Agency Tass said 205 fires were active in the Sakha-Yakutia region as of July 27, with smoke filtering into cities, towns, and other populated areas, including Yakutsk.

According to reports, local athletes and civil servants joined the efforts to battle the blazes. Credit: SAKHADAY via Storyful

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