Local Focus: Almeda Fire - One Year Later
The Almeda Fire - One Year Later
A retrospective of the 9-8-20 fire that swept through the cities of Talent & Phoenix.
Southern Oregon PBS presents Local Focus: The Almeda Fire - One Year Later, a retrospective of that devastating Labor Day. Anchored by the film A Hurricane with Fire host Julie Akins and guests, examine lessons learned, recovery status, and the future of fire in Southern Oregon.
Take a look back at the 2020 Labor Day fire that swept through the cities of Talent & Phoenix (Oregon) burning over 2,800 structures in just a few hours leaving both towns decimated and thousands of residents without homes. Anchored by the film A Hurricane with Fire, host Julie Akins & guests examine lessons learned from that devastating day, status of the months of recover and rebuilding, & the future of fire in Southern Oregon and what actionable steps our community can take to mitigate future fire disaster.
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