Government shutdown taking toll on wildfire preparations

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Government shutdown taking toll on wildfire preparations

A firefighter battles a fire along the Ronald Reagan Freeway in Simi Valley, Calif., on Nov. 12. A group of U.S. senators from around the American West sent a letter to President Donald Trump warning that firefighting academies that provide required annual training for thousands of front-line fire crews are canceling classes because their federally employed instructors are on furlough.

Government shutdown taking toll on wildfire preparations

A firefighter battles a fire along the Ronald Reagan Freeway in Simi Valley, Calif., on Nov. 12. A group of U.S. senators from around the American West sent a letter to President Donald Trump warning that firefighting academies that provide required annual training for thousands of front-line fire crews are canceling classes because their federally employed instructors are on furlough.
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