California Wildfires Wildfires continue to burn across southern California, consuming hundreds of homes, charring hundreds of thousands of acres and sending thousands fleeing from their homes. We review the latest news on the fires, and discuss the role that bark beetles may be playing in fueling the flames.

Guests:

Scott Horsley
* NPR reporter

Kurt Allen
*Entomologist with the USDA Forest Service
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California Wildfires

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California Wildfires

California Wildfires

California Wildfires

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Wildfires continue to burn across southern California, consuming hundreds of homes, charring hundreds of thousands of acres and sending thousands fleeing from their homes. We review the latest news on the fires, and discuss the role that bark beetles may be playing in fueling the flames.

Guests:

Scott Horsley
* NPR reporter

Kurt Allen
*Entomologist with the USDA Forest Service