Ken Pimlott

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Director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

Ken Pimlott on KCRW

Thousands of Californians are spending the holidays deciding what to do next after devastating wildfires.

Heading for the fire exit

Thousands of Californians are spending the holidays deciding what to do next after devastating wildfires.

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Governor Brown has recognized this driest winter in California history by declaring a  drought emergency .

A Record Water Shortage and Red Flag Warnings

Governor Brown has recognized this driest winter in California history by declaring a drought emergency .

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