KQED Radio
KQED Newssee more
Latest Newscasts:KQEDNPR
Player Sponsored By
upper waypoint

Wildfires in Northern and Central California Vastly Expand Overnight

Save ArticleSave Article
Failed to save article

Please try again

The remains of a farm in Vacaville, California on Wednesday morning, August 19, 2020 after the LNU Lightning Complex blaze went through the area.The fire didn’t cross the street to the Mercier California Grapevine Nursery. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

We get the latest on the wildfires spreading through northern and central California and hear from health experts about how best to protect yourself from smoke and particulates.


Rachael Myrow, senior editor, Silicon Valley News Desk, KQED

Danielle Venton, reporter, KQED Science

Erin DeMerritt, public information officer, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

John Balmes, pulmonologist, San Francisco General Hospital; professor of medicine, UCSF

Devonne Johnson, evacuated her home in Felton, CA


lower waypoint
next waypoint
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Major Homelessness CasePercival Everett’s Novel “James” Recenters the Story of Huck FinnHave We Entered Into a New Cold War Era?KQED Youth Takeover: How Social Media is Changing Political AdvertisingDeath Doula Alua Arthur on How and Why to Prepare for the EndHow to Create Your Own ‘Garden Wonderland’First Trump Criminal Trial Underway in New YorkThe Beauty in Finding ‘Other People’s Words’ in Your OwnWhat the 99 Cents Only Stores Closure Means to CaliforniansBay Area Diaspora Closely Watching India’s Upcoming Election