Ash Falls 'Like Snow' As Wildfires Rage in Oregon

Ash fell from the sky in Salem, Oregon, as wildfires raged across the western area of the state on September 9.

Residents have been advised to take precautions to avoid being affected by the smoke, local media said.

Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act for the state of Oregon, allowing the state fire marshal to assist local firefighting departments with resources. Credit: Grace Burt via Storyful