CZU Lightning complex Fire 

I've documented the fire through audio, visual and digital storytelling.  
Since the CZU Lightning Complex Fire began I've been on the ground covering the blaze and its impacts on the Santa Cruz community for NPR, KQED and KAZU.

Sounds and Words

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Bonny Doon Residents Who Stayed Behind Wonder What’s Next
Forest Fire
Fire Refugees Overwhelm Santa Cruz County
Firefighters Continue Attack On CZU Lightning Complex Even After Flames Recede
Wildfires In California Have Firefighting Teams Stretched Thin
Evacuees Pull Together at Santa Cruz Fairgrounds
Between The Wildfire And The Pandemic, Santa Cruz Residents Are Anxious And Tired

Selected Radio Clips

Evacuees Flee Shelters Due To Lightning — KQED
00:00 / 02:15
Firefighters Make Progress on Containing the CZU Lightning Complex — NPR
00:00 / 00:51
Santa Cruz Shelters Strained — NPR
00:00 / 00:29
Santa Cruz County Evacuees Flee Outdoor Shelters — KQED
00:00 / 01:32
Boulder Creek Water Contamination — KAZU
00:00 / 01:40
Santa Cruz County Evacuation Update — KQED
00:00 / 00:55
Interview on Fire Refugees — KQED
00:00 / 01:40
Thieves Take Advantage of the CZU Complex To Steal — KQED
00:00 / 01:04

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