Below are brief podcasts with various individuals who have been affected by recent wildfires. Transcripts of the podcasts can be found in “podcast transcripts” above.


Chris Rosero

Soon leaving to go to school at SOU, Chris Rosero was shocked as the Carr Fire hit Redding this past summer. Rosero describes his emotions and thoughts of leaving his hometown, and how he felt being away from his family in college soon after.


Steve Bustillos

Hiding under an abandoned bull dozer to avoid a fire tornado, Steve Bustillos is a Carr Fire survivor. Bustillos reflects back on the day and describes his emotions before, during, and after the destruction.