Some Residents Take Fighting Bushfires into Their Own Hands

PALISADES, Wash. — Molly Linville vividly recalls the “wall of flame” that pierced the grasslands of her 600-acre farm during the Sutherland fire four years ago. Working quickly, he was able to steer 125 cattle three hours east of Seattle into the irrigated field surrounding his home. From that day forward, Miss Linville decided that …