Prisoners Fighting Fires Are Being Denied Justice

Sep 12, 2018
Joining the professional firefighting crews on the front lines of the massive California wildfires are thousands of prisoners, brought out of their jails to engage in this dangerous work, all for a dollar an hour or less.

As Wildfires Rage, Fatigue Puts Firefighters at Greater Risk

Sep 2, 2018
A University of Idaho study documents health declines and deteriorating reaction times. "A lot of [responders] face peer pressure to perform all the time," the study's author says. "Others feel pressured to protect natural resources and structures at all costs."
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