Sep 15, 2015

California Officials Warn Of No Swift End To Severe Fire Season

California
USA
by
Kirk Siegler
,
NPR
A helicopter drops water on the wildfire in California. Photo: FEMA
A helicopter drops water on the wildfire in California. Photo: FEMA

It's almost impossible to overstate the severity of this year's wildfire season in California. There have been 1,500 more fires this year than last, and three major fires continue to burn today. As one fire official put it, we don't see an end to the fire season in the months to come.