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LA Times Today: Director Lucy Walker on ‘Bring Your Own Brigade’
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LA Times Today: Director Lucy Walker on ‘Bring Your Own Brigade’

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

The term “fire season” seems to be a thing of the past for the Golden State. The frequency and devastation California has endured from wildfires in the last four years is unprecedented. And it’s given rise to a controversial new industry: private firefighting forces.

That’s the subject of a new film called “Bring Your Own Brigade.” The director, Lucy Walker, joined me to talk about it.