July and August can be tricky months to try to schedule interviews with firefighters and their bosses.
The region's propensity for high heat AND dry lightning often converge in raging wildfires in the month of July.
And true to form, we scheduled an interview shortly before new fires forced evacuations in Shasta and Klamath Counties.
We survey the latest conditions and any fires underway.
Brian Ballou from Oregon Department of Forestry joins us.