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  WikiTribune will be on the ground for the Mendocino Complex Fire
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  <strong>A WikiTribune reporter will be right by the Mendocino Complex Fire next week, the largest wildfire in the history of California. Firefighters expect the blaze to be <a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/western-wildfires/mendocino-complex-fire-grows-become-largest-wildfire-california-history-n898206">controlled by then</a>, leaving residents with the process of returning home, and preparing for the next one <em>(NBCNews).</em></strong>
  <span style="font-weight: 400;">“In California, it’s not a question of if the next fire comes, it’s when,” said Jonathan Cox, battalion chief and information officer with Cal Fire. </span>
  <span style="font-weight: 400;">Over 100 homes have been destroyed in the Mendocino Fire, according to<a href="https://www.kcra.com/article/firefighters-make-progress-against-mendocino-county-wildfires/22582051"> local media outlet KCRA3</a>. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Report with <em>WikiTribune</em> on wildfires by offering ideas to pursue or resources that could help. </span>
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  <h2><b>Help report</b></h2>
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   <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Why were major towns spared from the Mendocino Complex Fire? </span></li>
   <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Does the U.S. have a robust fire safety system, or a subpar one, compared to other countries?</span></li>
File:The Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest near in California began on Aug. 17, 2013-0004.jpg  <li>How big is the fire compared to other larges fires in the state's past?</li>
Created: 17 August 2013  
   <li>Would more logging, if done responsibly, make wildfires less intense in the future?</li>
   <li><strong>Have you, or anyone you know, suffered from a wildfire? Fill out <a href="https://wikitribune-2.forms.fm/wildfires/forms/5343">this survey</a>:</strong>
  <a href="https://wikitribune-2.forms.fm/wildfires/forms/5343"><span style="font-weight: 400;">https://wikitribune-2.forms.fm/wildfires/forms/5343</span></a></li>
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  <h2><b>People to interview: </b></h2>
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   <li><a href="http://www.essc.psu.edu/essc_web/people/index.html"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Michael Mann</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">: Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University </span></li>
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  Climate Change, Environment, Natural Disasters, Natural Disasters
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  California, construction, fire, Lake county, Los Angeles, Santa rosa, wildfire
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