Fire Trap
Parts Of California Still Can't Use Alerts In Wildfires
October 11, 2019

Parts Of California Still Can't Use Alerts In Wildfires

Pockets of California are unable to send warnings using the only system able to reach all cellphones during a wildfire.

A Newsy investigation finds emergency alerts lacking in wildfires
June 18, 2019

A Newsy investigation finds emergency alerts lacking in wildfires

A Newsy analysis found almost 1 in 3 counties at heightened wildfire risk are unable or unwilling to use FEMA’s emergency alert system.

Interactive: What it's like to be trapped in a megafire
June 18, 2019

Interactive: What it's like to be trapped in a megafire

Within hours, residents and tourists in Gatlinburg, Tenn., found themselves surrounded by smoke and flames.

Fire Trap: The Failure To Alert During Deadly Wildfires (Trailer)
June 10, 2019

Fire Trap: The Failure To Alert During Deadly Wildfires (Trailer)

A Newsy investigation finds counties unable or unwilling to use a national warning system during wildfires.