Mental health crisis is intensifying among CA firefighters

A firefighter works as the Caldor Fire burns in Grizzly Flats, California, U.S., on August 22, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Fred Greaves/File Photo.

Cal Fire’s workforce endures PTSD, suicidal ideation, and endless work rotations. CalMatters has chronicled the agency’s mental health crisis.

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