Nation Aug 21

California wildfires take a toll on firefighters

A fire that burned through 58 square miles and destroyed 103 residences in southern California last week is now 83 percent contained, even as six other wildfires continue burning around the state. The NewsHour Weekend's Mori Rothman reports the toll…

Science Sep 16

Watch 4:54
What made the West explode in flames

The West’s potentially record-breaking wildfire season has burned more than 650,000 acres in California alone. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the science behind the flames.

Nation Sep 09

Watch 7:24
Intense wildfire season pushes crews to the limit

Throughout the Western U.S., where big wildfires have become the norm, fire managers are having a tough time keeping up with all the demands for firefighters and other resources. Everything from camp supplies to helicopters have been in short supply,…

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