Protecting Big Bear from wildfire: Opportunity is shrinking

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The U.S. Forest Service wants to burn 3,000 acres per year in and around Big Bear Valley to keep residents there safe from wildfire. Last year, they burned 300. Photo taken July 26, 2022. Photo by Zaydee Sanchez for The California Newsroom.

The U.S. Forest Service knows it needs to set prescribed burns on thousands of acres in Big Bear every year. This year, it's only burned 20.

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