More than one million acres burned.
Four thousand homes destroyed.
Nine lives lost.
Oregon’s 2020 wildfire season was one nobody here will soon forget.
But the work a group of volunteer firefighters in Lake County did on the Brattain Fire will forever be a bright spot in the state’s blackened landscape
Central Oregon Daily Photojournalist Steve Kaufmann reports on a successful partnership between ranchers and the federal government during a tough fire season.