US wildfires: Oregon has ‘never seen this amount of uncontained fire’, governor says – as it happened

  • At least eight killed in three states as winds fuel blazes
  • Major wind-driven fires in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado and other states
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We’re closing today’s liveblog – thank you for following along, and please stay safe.

Some key links and developments from the day:

The Oregon prison system is evacuating more than 1,300 people from the Coffee Creek correctional facility (CCCF) in Wilsonville, spokespeople have now confirmed:

Oregon is evacuating 1,300+ people from the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility (CCCF) in Wilsonville, a women’s prison due to the Riverside and Santiam wildfires. Here’s a picture from the corrections department. pic.twitter.com/39eJYzjmel

Related: Oregon fires: evacuated prisoners sleep on floor in packed Covid-19 hotspot

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