'We're in unprecedented waters,' says California firefighter

Los Angeles (AFP) – This year’s ferocious wildfires on the US West Coast are taking a heavy toll on exhausted firefighters who see no end in sight to the blazes, with the coronavirus pandemic adding another layer of risk.For Darrell Roberts, a 20-year veteran firefighter in California, the more than two dozen major wildfires raging across the state and the unprecedented scale of the blazes are a stark reminder of climate change and the new normal.”When resources are stripped thin and literally every firefighter is out on the frontlines, and you have firefighters coming from all over the US and…

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