What Happens When A Wildfire Meets A Pandemic
With about two dozen major fires burning across hundreds of thousands of acres on Thursday, forcing people to evacuate across Northern California, they’re about to find out. On Wednesday, fire officials described a situation with little end in sight.
“California’s firefighting resources are depleted as new fires continue to ignite,” Cal Fire public information officer Jeremy Rahn said of this week’s historic lightning siege, which set off more than 360 new fires across the state.
“Unfortunately, several fires got away from us. … It expanded beyond our abilities,” Cal Fire …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]