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Wildland Firefighters Update

A group of firefighters with headlamps coordinate with each other next to a forest fire.

4.22.2022 –Environment reporter Laura Paskus catches up with former wildland firefighter Jonathan Golden to talk about the challenges wildland firefighters face as climate change lengthens the fire season and spawns even more severe fires. Federal wildland firefighters can also face low pay, a lack of job security, long assignments away from family, and mental health…

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