26 Lives On Atlas Peak


On Atlas Peak there is one way in and one way out.  When wildfire threatened their homes, the only escape route...was up.

Sukey Lewis is an investigative reporter for KQED public radio out of San Francisco. The Atlas Peak fire was just one of a series of catastrophic fires that broke out that night across northern California. 44 people in all died in those fires.  Check out KQED's fire investigation.

Original Score: Davey Kim

Producer: Sukey Lewis