High winds and dry conditions bring a danger of rapidly moving fires.
With many people in Covelo and beyond anxiously watching how this weekend’s weather will affect the hard-fought containment of the nearby August Complex fire, Lt. Shannon Barney of the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office said there are many other things that are actually under human control that could create a new devastating fire.
MOLALLA, Ore. (Reuters) – Nicole West steered her bulldozer through the smoldering forest, pushing logs into the underbrush and away from the wildfires ripping through Oregon’s Cascade Mountains. Her border collie, Oink, rode shotgun as West and a volunteer crew raced to clear a fire line. https://www.reuters.com/video/?videoId=RCV008QSW&jwsource=em Behind West, on the front lines of the …