Wildfires Are Different This Year

Fifth & Mission show

Summary: California's blazes are bigger and hotter, and they're jumping highways and mountains, including in the Sierra Nevada. Reporter Julie Johnson joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about how this season compares to previous years, how the drought factors into fire behavior, and what firefighters will have to face in the months ahead. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Chronicle Fire Map & Tracker: sfchronicle.com/firemap Chronicle wildfires coverage: sfchronicle.com/wildfires Chronicle Drought Map & Tracker: sfchronicle.com/water Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices