Gov. Inslee says wildfires should be called "climate fires"
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Last updated 9/11/2020 at 10:33am
MALDEN - Don't call them wildfires. Call them "climate fires."
That was the message Gov. Jay Inslee gave reporters during a brief appearance about noon today, Thursday, Sept. 10, in one of two cities nearly wiped out by the Babbs Fire.
That press conference followed a presentation he made to town residents and leaders only minutes before, a presentation in which he requested all media be excluded.
Inslee arrived in a black SUV via Pine City-Malden Road, passing numerous "Culp for Governor" and "Trump" signs, both political opponents of the governor.
He also passed a still-smoldering grain...