Firefighter A.J. Tevis watches the flames of the Rim fire near Yosemite National Park in August 2013. The costs of firefighting can force the U.S. Forest Service to raid funds for other programs.
Firefighter A.J. Tevis watches the flames of the Rim fire near Yosemite National Park in August 2013. The costs of firefighting can force the U.S. Forest Service to raid funds for other programs. Jae C. Hong Associated Press file
Firefighter A.J. Tevis watches the flames of the Rim fire near Yosemite National Park in August 2013. The costs of firefighting can force the U.S. Forest Service to raid funds for other programs. Jae C. Hong Associated Press file

Pay for fighting wildfires like natural disasters

March 22, 2015 05:00 PM