Firefighters in California are beginning to get the San Bernardino forest fire under control. The wildfire began Sunday and quickly burned nearly 8,000 acres.
U.S. Forest Service firefighters called "hotshots" can spend weeks at a time battling these kinds of blazes, and also clearing away foliage to create barriers to stop fires from spreading.
Annie Gilbertson of Here & Now contributor KPCC spent the day with families waiting for their hotshot to return home.
This segment aired on August 12, 2016.