Reporting the Mendocino Complex fire


WikiTribune journalist Charles Turner is reporting from the Mendocino Complex Fire.

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  1. Have you, or anyone you know, suffered from a wildfire? EDIT this article, add TALK comments or fill out this surveyhttps://wikitribune-2.forms.fm/wildfires/forms/5343
  2. What are the various interest groups involved in the aftermath of a major fire? This includes fire departments, government/tax offices, insurance/bank representatives, developers/contractors, environmental groups, politicians and property owners themselves.
  3. Why were major towns spared from the Mendocino Complex fire?
  4. Does the U.S. have a robust fire safety system, or a subpar one, compared to other countries?
  5. Would more logging, if done responsibly, make wildfires less intense in the future?

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  1. Michael Mann: Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University

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Firefighters tackle a blaze near torching trees as wildfire burns near Yosemite National Park in this US Forest Service photo from California, U.S., August 6, 2018. Courtesy USFS/Yosemite National Park/Handout via REUTERS
Firefighters tackle a blaze near torching trees as wildfire burns near Yosemite National Park in this US Forest Service photo from California, U.S., August 6, 2018. Courtesy USFS/Yosemite National Park/Handout via REUTERS
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