Wildfires, long considered a problem exclusive to the West, now threaten many other parts of the country as extreme weather becomes more commonplace and more people live in areas at risk for wildfire.
Wildfires are not just a Western states problem, and they are active at different times across the country.
Fires have grown larger, more intense and unpredictable. But federal research that helps prevent and respond to them is on the chopping block.
Wildfires are once again claiming homes and lives in a Northern California city that has pushed into wildfire-prone areas.
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.
A five-month KQED investigation of what happened the first night of the fires found systemic problems with California’s emergency response procedures.
Twenty-five years ago, a fire in the Oakland Hills demonstrated the serious risks in areas where homes intersect with nature. We talked to the lead meteorologist on duty the night of the blaze.
From Nixon to “firenadoes,” wildfires have touched many parts of American culture.