As fire season becomes more severe every year, people need emergency information faster and throughout the night. That’s where Sarah Stierch steps in. She’s an independent journalist from Sonoma who communicates on Twitter about everything from evacuations to the status of homes after a fire. She spoke with Devin Katayama, host of KQED’s “The Bay,” last week, about using social media for fire reporting.
(Image: The Glass fire visible from PG&E's wildfire cameras.)
Listen to the full interview on KQED's The Bay.