Longer and more intense fire seasons have taken a visible toll on the state, leaving charred forests and flattened towns.

But as a new series of reports from CalMatters reveals, they’ve also fueled a silent, smoldering, mental health crisis, among the ranks of CalFire.

Read CalMatters’ Four-Part Series Here:

Trial By Fire: The trauma of fighting California’s wildfires

https://calmatters.org/series/california-firefighters-trauma-wildfires/