How Many Acres Of Forest Did The State Treat Ahead Of This Year’s Fire Season?From debates to the Assembly and Senate floors, the number of wildland acres treated to prevent wildfires has become a political hot button heading into the recall.
Congressman LaMalfa Says U.S. Forest Service Is Changing Strategy And Will Prioritize Putting All Fires Out Instead Of Letting Some BurnFighting fires faster and more aggressively -- it’s a major policy change for the U.S. Forest Service, after bipartisan outrage over major fires that were left burn then got out of hand.
Easing Fires Not As Simple As Climate Change Vs. Forest WorkDeadly West Coast wildfires are dividing President Donald Trump and the states' Democratic leaders over how to prevent blazes from becoming more frequent and destructive, but scientists and others on the front lines say it's not as simple as blaming either climate change or the way land is managed.
California Fire Crews Are Stretched Thin And Competing For ResourcesHot and windy weather is making current California fires worse and firefighters on the front lines are struggling to get the resources they need.
3 Killed As Bear Fire Explodes In Butte County; Thousands Of Homes ThreatenedThousands in Plumas, Yuba and Butte County have been ordered to evacuate after winds reignited the North Complex Fire burning since last month.
US Forest Service Police Dog Ice Survives Second Stabbing AttackA highly decorated U.S. Forest Service police dog suffered nine stab wounds during a marijuana raid in Northern California. But he survived after he was airlifted to a veterinary clinic, the agency said Friday.