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Deeply Rooted

Exploring environmental justice in a changing Washington.

Communities under fire

Climate change is leading to record-breaking wildfires across the West Coast: In Washington, the 2020 fire season was one of the worst on record. At the same time, a national firefighter shortage is limiting our ability to fight these fires effectively. Female firefighters, who make up a small minority of the force, say making the field more inclusive will help us better serve the community.