With midterm elections approaching, help us make everyone smarter about the economy. Donate Now

The business of "wildfire survival" is booming

Aug 11, 2022
Tree trimming and brush clearing around a home can improve its chances of making it through a blaze — but those services can be costly.
Dustin Carlson, a foreman with Wilderness Forestry, uses a high-powered weed trimmer on brush in northwest Reno, Nevada.
Kaleb Roedel/Mountain West News Bureau