After the Firestorm

March 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;Spring2008 Supplement, Vol. 86, p8
The article focuses on wildfires that spread across Southern California in 2003. The wildfires began during one of the driest seasons in several years, made worse by an infestation of bark-eating beetles. The Cedar Fire in San Diego County, which consumed 280,000 acres, is considered the largest single wildfire in the history of California.


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