California Fire Chief Raises Threat Level To ‘Never Used’ Purple | Here & Now

With winds expected at 80 mph, the director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection raised the fire threat level to purple — a critical level never used by the state before.

John Sepulvado (@JohnLGC) of KQED is in Ojai, California, and joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson with the latest.

This segment aired on December 7, 2017.

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