Early Alarms

Out in California, they’ve been warning us that this summer’s fire season would arrive early and be more dramatic than usual. It’s only May, but fire season in in full swing in San Diego where one county supervisor said, “I’ve never seen anything like this in 20 years,” and a sheriff summed up the troubling situation (and sadly, the forecast): “The grass out there is nothing but kindling.”

+ Take a look at this incredible LA Times photo of man who refused to leave and was trying to protect his house.

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