Historic California Wildfires Surpass 4 Million Acres; More Than Doubles Previous RecordIn a year that has already brought apocalyptic skies and smothering smoke to the West Coast, California set a grim new record Sunday when officials announced that the wildfires of 2020 have now scorched a record 4 million acres — in a fire season that is far from over.
Prepping For The President: Mixed Reaction From Sacramentans On Federal Response To Fires“I don’t expect there to be any sympathy from this administration. Are you kidding me?"
Trump To Visit Sacramento For Briefing On Historic Wildfire SeasonPresident Donald Trump will visit California on Monday to join local and federal fire and emergency officials for a briefing on the state's historic wildfire season, the White House announced on Saturday.
California Scrambles For More Firefighters Amid PandemicAs California enters wildfire season, the state is scrambling to find sufficient firefighters amid a coronavirus outbreak that has depleted the ranks of inmates who usually handle some of the toughest duties and caused a budget deficit that derailed plans to hire 600 new state firefighters and support personnel.