Fire in Paradise

Author: Alexx | Category: Environment | Year: 2019

Fire in Paradise" - A year after the devastating Camp Fire, FRONTLINE examines who’s to blame and why it was so catastrophic.

With accounts from survivors and first responders, the documentary tells the inside story of the most destructive fire in California's history, its causes and the impact of climate change.

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Sue C.
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April 28, 2020 12:56 pm

This film gives you an idea of what it must have felt like to be in Paradise that day. It's fast-paced and riveting, and is a must-see film--the closest you'll ever get to experiencing the horror of trying to survive in the midst of an inferno. The producers did not mince words in pointing ...Read more to the culprit: PG & E 's criminal negligence. Less

Marianna Raymond
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April 26, 2020 12:28 pm

Horrific, heartrending story. So many factors conspired to make this tragedy: 100 year old wires that were not maintained, climate change, draught, high winds, inadequate warning systems, inadequate evacuation routes. As noted in the film, more of the same and worse are inevitable.

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