Wildfire Tragedy Recounted in 'Fire in Paradise'

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A home burns as the Camp Fire moves through the area on November 8, 2018 in Paradise, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The deadliest and most destructive fire in California history struck the town of Paradise in Butte County in November of 2018.  In their new book "Fire in Paradise", journalists Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano share the dramatic stories of Camp Fire victims and first responders.  They join us to talk about the people who lost their town, what Paradise looks like now,  and how the ordeal  has informed the community’s response to the current pandemic.


Dani Anguiano, copy editor, Guardian US; co-author, "Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy"

Alastair Gee, special series editor, Guardian News & Media; co-author, "Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy"