‘They’re at the point of exhaustion’: CalFire faces staffing issues


As fires continue to burn during California’s ongoing drought, one of the state’s key tools in battling blazes is facing staffing challenges.

Cal Fire is struggling to retain employees after those who’ve battled the record-breaking fires of recent years have faced mental health struggles, Cal Matters reports.

Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News on June 18, 2022.