Western Wildfires-Exhausted Resources

    FILE – In this Sept. 7, 2020, file photo, a firefighter battles the Creek Fire as it threatens homes in
    the Cascadel Woods neighborhood of Madera County, Calif. This year’s fires have taxed the human,
    mechanical and financial resources of the nation’s wildfire fighting forces to a degree that few past
    blazes did. And half of the fire season is yet to come.