In a series of videos on TikTok, one woman said she and her boyfriend gave Laundrie a ride on Aug. 29 in Wyoming.
There were no signs of trauma to the family members and no suicide notes. A toxic algae warning was issued in nearby river a month earlier. There were also mines nearby.
A severe drought coupled with the human-induced climate crisis has sparked a fire season that has already seen more than three times as much land burned in California this year than during the same time span last year, officials said.