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Why fighting wildfires often fails

In June, 2016, now retired FFS Research Physical Scientist Jack Cohen and then Under Secretary for Natural Resources Robert Bonnie spent time talking with a crew from CBS’s 60 Minutes. The story, In the Path of Fire, FINALLY aired on May 28, 2017. CBS’s Steve Inskeep reported that as more Americans live closer to wilderness, their homes are at greater risk, increasing the costs to the federal government. While the video is only available through a subscription, the link above will take you to the transcription, where you can read the interviews.

Modified: Jun 19, 2017