Southern California experiences wildfires every year. However, in December 2017 the area experienced the largest wildfire in California’s modern history – the Thomas fire. Let’s take a closer look at how this fire drastically devastated communities and vegetation…and what’s being done to prevent wildfire destruction in the future.
Mudslides can be a dangerous and deadly natural event and are often triggered after widespread wildfires. In California, emergency responders and the U.S. Geological Survey are researching better ways to be prepared in the event of a mudslide.