Friday, September 11, 2015

A short overview of fighting Western US wildfires

Here is a seven and a half minute video from the PBS Newshour (September 9, 2015): intensewildfire season pushes crews to the limit, embedded below. I thought that you might enjoy this report about life on the fireline in Washington. The report also speaks to how scarce wildland firefighters, equimpent, supplies and resources are deployed; and our international friends who have sent wildland firefighting crews to help us out.

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