States Are in Desperate Search for Help Battling Record Wildfires
With millions of acres ablaze across the West Coast, states are having a tough time finding available fire crews. California resorted to calling in a team of firefighters from Israel.
My father spent his career fighting fires for the
. At 74 & retired — he just returned from fighting fires in CO, & is off to OR in a few days. I’m so proud of him. And I’m so grateful for all those who are out there fighting to keep us safe.
The New York Times
West Coast states are struggling to get enough aid to fight the wildfires. “California, Oregon, Washington, we are all in the same soup of cataclysmic fire,” Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington said.
Climate change’s latest mode of operation: As human resources dwindle, each wildfire compounds the impact of the earlier ones