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California Fires

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California Fires

California Fires

California Fires

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Noah speaks with Phil Hicks, a coordinator with the National Interagency Fire Center based in Boise, Idaho, about night time flights to take infared photos of wildfires. The photos are interpreted and delivered to the fire crews at daily 6am briefings in the field.

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