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Emir Dunn, an inmate firefighter stationed at the Chamberlain Creek Conservation fire camp in California, at work on a fire. About 4,000 inmate firefighters battle blazes across the state. itoggle caption Adam Grossberg/KQED

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Thousands Of Inmates Serve Time Fighting The West's Forest Fires

When there's a wildfire in California, odds are there are low-level offenders battling it. Inmates, trained by pros and making $2 a day, have become a crucial element of the state's wildfire response.

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