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Wildfires Are Here to Stay

AP Photo / Marcio Jose Sanchez

A burned car is seen in front of a wildfire ravaged home Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Lakeport, Calif.

AP Photo / Marcio Jose Sanchez

“We’re in for a really rough ride,” Gov. Jerry Brown said at a news conference Wednesday in Sacramento. “It’s going to get expensive, it’s going to get dangerous, and we have to apply all our creativity to make the best of what is going to be an increasingly bad situation.”

Fighting wildfires across the state of California has never been easy, but the damage and fallout seems to be intensifying. CalFire Chief Ken Pimlott and Deputy Director of Communications Mike Mohler join Beth Ruyak in studio to discuss current firefighting efforts across the state.

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Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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