Wildfires in Northern and Central California Vastly Expand Overnight

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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