In California timber country, McKinney fire sparks rage

In this conservative corner of California, a monster fire that killed four people and destroyed dozens of structures is being framed by many in political terms.

Some residents acknowledge the role of climate change in California’s increasingly destructive firestorms, but their true ire is often focused on decades of government policies they believe have worsened the fire risk and made fighting the destructive McKinney fire inside the Klamath National Forest more difficult.

Yreka, which sits in the shadow of that national forest, was once a “timber town” known for its logging industry. Some residents here this week said the slow death of that industry coincided with the increased frequency of wildfire in the area as vegetation became more and more…

Read the Full Article Here latimes

Join our social media accounts to watch exclusive videos and photos

Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

A technology enthusiast and a passionate writer in the field of information technology, cyber security, and blockchain

L.A. fights to prevent new COVID surge when school resumes

Abortion ‘sanctuary’ is too far for some in San Clemente