‘The aftermath’: Lightning complex fires also seriously damaged drinking water systems

As the CZU Lightning Complex fire bore down on Gail Mahood’s tree-shrouded Felton neighborhood in August, she gathered what possessions she could and fled. “As I drove away and saw how fast the fire was moving, I didn’t have much hope for my home,” Mahood recalled. Thankfully, fire crews saved the little community of 20 […]