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.
We look at the recent Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive in California’s history, and revisit an investigation from earlier this year.
Fires have grown larger, more intense and unpredictable. But federal research that helps prevent and respond to them is on the chopping block.
Sonoma County’s hillsides are particularly picturesque and expensive. Their history of fire and development is instructive because it is so typical.
There’s always more to the story on Reveal. This week, we look at the impact three shows have made since they first ran.
Do officials need to reconsider their approach to building where the risk of wildfire is highest?
Nearly 5,000 homes were destroyed or damaged when fires swept through Sonoma County. But fire had scorched a similar area of the county in 1964.
Last October, more than 170 wildfires ripped across Northern California. It was the deadliest fire incident in the state’s history.
A five-month KQED investigation of what happened the first night of the fires found systemic problems with California’s emergency response procedures.
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.