‘Wildfire year’ meant record days at the highest preparedness level, Forest Service chief says

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Burning Juniper & Pinyon trees in the Bert Fire in 2016. Photo by Dyan Bone / U.S. Forest Service, Southweste​rn Region, Kaibab National Forest | Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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