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Wildfires Have Gone From Bad To Worse — And More Are Inevitable

Wildfires Have Gone From Bad To Worse — And More Are Inevitable

Update: 2020-09-115
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More than 3 million acres have burned in California this wildfire season. The previous record in a single season was 1.7 million, two years ago.

Towns are being decimated across California, Oregon and Washington — and firefighting resources are maxed out, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports from Boise, Idaho.

In California, NPR's Lauren Sommer reports on an effort to fight fire with fire — something some Native American tribes have been doing for a long time.

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Christina Steiger

The 500 000 evacuated figure is incorrect and was corrected by the Oregonian within hours of it first being used by the governor. 40,000 were actually evacuated, 500,000 were either evacuated or in areas under evacuation warnings. Wish you had looked at the Oregonian figures before publishing this podcast.

Sep 14th
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Wildfires Have Gone From Bad To Worse — And More Are Inevitable

Wildfires Have Gone From Bad To Worse — And More Are Inevitable

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