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Aug. 21, 2020: Pandemic Firefighting Can Be Lonely; A Dialogue Between Police & Protester

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49min 26sec
Laurel Janeen Smith for CPR News
A firefighter from an Oregon-based crew packs up his camp after a single night at the Red Canyon Spike Camp. Crews from all over the country are constantly moving in and out of spike camps making new social distancing protocol essential.

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Firefighters battling the Grizzly Creek Fire describe how the pandemic has made the job more isolating. And, we hear from the ranch owner whose land has turned into a fire camp. Plus, a dialogue between a police officer and a protester. Finally, a COVID-19 outbreak at a Colorado College dorm has 150 students quarantining for two weeks.