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Waze, Google Maps make traffic matters worse during Skirball and Creek fires, officials say

LOS ANGELES During this week’s wildfires, navigation apps like Waze and Google Maps were guiding drivers into evacuation areas and caused congestion where officials were ordering streets closed, according to a motion introduced by Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz on Friday, Dec. 8. The Creek and Skirball fires caused large-scale evacuations of streets and neighborhoods, and the mot
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