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Inside the Megafire Preview

Preview: Season 46 Episode 8 | 28s

The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming scores of lives and over a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.

Airing: 05/08/19

Rating: NR

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