Wildfires prompt Army, National Guard to join the fight

Aired: 8/19/2015 | 0:01:37 | Clip
More than a thousand firefighters and volunteers are struggling to gain control of a complex of fires in Washington state. The sheer number of fires burning across the Pacific Northwest and in California this year has stretched budgets and personnel to the limit. Now National Guard units and active duty Army troops are being deployed to help. William Brangham reports.