PBS NewsHour

Raging Calif. wildfires strand people, prompt power outages

Clip: 09/08/2020 | 3m Video has closed captioning.

Record wildfires are still raging across vast swaths of California. The flames have burned more than 2 million acres, destroying scores of homes and other buildings. Hundreds of people have been stranded by the exploding blazes, requiring rescue by helicopter in dangerous condition. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that the unprecedented fires are proof of climate change. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 09/08/20

Rating: NR

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