Feds send $930 million to curb ‘crisis’ of US West wildfires


              FILE - A firefighter monitors a backfire, flames lit by fire crews to burn off vegetation, while battling the Mosquito Fire in the Volcanoville community of El Dorado County, Calif., on Sept. 9, 2022. Wildfires in the U.S. scorched some 65,000 square miles and about 85,000 houses and other structures nationwide over the past decade. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
            
              FILE - A member of the Mile High Youth Corps walks near a smoldering pile of tree debris during a controlled burn with the U.S. Forest Service in Hatch Gulch Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, near Deckers, Colo. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the forest service conducted burns, tree thinning and other work to reduce wildfire risks across 5,000 square miles last year. (AP Photo/Brittany Peterson,File)
            FILE - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a White House at the Ronald Reagan Building, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Washington. Vilsack says budget cuts suggested by Republicans in Congress could undermine efforts to reduce wildfire risks for towns and cities in the U.S. West. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Feds send $930 million to curb ‘crisis’ of US West wildfires