PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Western fire crews hope for weather reprieve

Clip: 09/16/2020 | 6m 24s Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, dozens of wildfires are still burning across the Pacific Northwest and California. President Trump declared a federal disaster in Oregon, where several small towns have been razed. But improved weather is helping fire crews, some of whom stopped a blaze just 500 feet from the famed Mt. Wilson Observatory near Los Angeles. Also, jazz expert Stanley Crouch died at age 74.

Aired: 09/16/20

Rating: NR

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