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CAL FIRE Chief Pimlott Updates On Southern California Wildfires

Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP

In this early morning Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 photo released by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, firefighters working on structure protection, keep a close eye on nearby flames atop Shepard Mesa Road in Carpinteria, Calif.

Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP

This year has become one of the worst wildfire seasons on record for California. Hundreds of thousands of acres have burned, at least 43 people have been killed and more destruction ensues as the wildfires continue in Southern Califorina.

Climatologists are warning winter blazes as we are seeing in Ventura and Los Angeles counties now are becoming the new normal in the state. CAL FIRE Chief Ken Pimlott joins us with an update on the firefight and how the year long fire season is taking its toll on the agency.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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