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A thick layer of smoke from the Carr Fire settles over California's Central Valley in a view from a jet earlier this summer. Fine particulate matter from drifting wildfire smoke mixes with industrial ozone and can become trapped between the mountain ranges. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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Wildfires left behind burned-out shells of homes in the village of Mati, near Athens. Greek Red Cross workers discovered 26 bodies in the devastated resort village. Savvas Karmaniolas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'A Terrible Day': Greek Wildfires Kill At Least 74 People, Devastate Resort Village

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