Canada sends firefighters to California

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 5:22pm

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The images are shocking: Fires blazing across the West Coast, smoke blocking all sunlight, and the sky is glowing in a dim orange hue. Nearly 14,000 firefights are battling 25 major wildfires across California. Last week, Canada sent 60 more firefighters from Quebec to help in with the effort. Host Marco Werman speaks with Melanie Morin with SOPFEU, a forest firefighting organization in Quebec, Canada.