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Covid Hits Wildfire Fighters Even Harder Than Last Year

The article is republished from Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts. As wildfires rage across Western states, flattening rural towns and forcing thousands of people to evacuate, coronavirus cases and pandemic-related supply chain problems have made it harder to deploy firefighting resources to where they’re needed, fire officials say. More firefighters appear to […]