An increase in ER visits three months after a large California fire raises questions about long-term health effects of blazes raging across the West.
Do officials need to reconsider their approach to building where the risk of wildfire is highest?
Three reporters spent a week on the road in a cramped SUV, bound for places that had been touched by devastating fires to see firsthand how firefighters and their communities battle blazes.
Wildfires are getting bigger, more expensive to fight and closer than ever to where people live. The consequences can be deadly. The next episode of Reveal examines how wildfires got so dangerous – and how some areas are fighting back.
Satellite data is a new tool in newsrooms to examine changing patterns on the land. We used it to show how three destructive California wildfires spread so quickly.
Last summer, three fires ravaged Lake County, California. Use our new interactive tool to take a deeper look at where and how these blazes spread.