Drought-hit 'tinderbox' California braces for fires in months ahead

World Jun 2, 2021

Drought-hit 'tinderbox' California braces for fires in months ahead

"Now, when there's smoke here, everybody panics," said Steve Crowder, mayor of the small town of Paradise that was almost wiped off the map by California's deadly 2018 wildfires. The former police officer still struggles to hold back tears when talking about the blaze that ...