There's only one community radio station in Lake County: KPFZ. The station is run almost entirely by volunteers. Most of the hosts are retirees who have call-in shows dealing with local topics, like LGBT or senior issues. But in recent years, the station has taken on a whole new role in the community: reporting on fires. KQED's Sam Harnett visited the tiny station to learn how it became a lifeline for its community and how the fires have permanently changed the station and its mission.
The Volunteer Radio DJs Guiding Lake County Through Wildfire After Wildfire
KPFZ became an essential source of information during the wildfires in Lake County. (Sam Harnett/KQED)
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