After the August Complex fire broke out in northern California, a Kentucky Forestry Division chief ranger received the call to make the trek out West to help contain the flames.
Lem Johnson is a chief ranger for the Pineville branch of the Kentucky Division of Forestry. He said the August Complex fire is the largest fire in California history caused by lightning and dry conditions, covering about 800,000 miles.
– PUB DATE: 9/17/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: WLEX-TV NBC 18 Lexington
Source: SEAFC Ky Fire News