FOX 7 Discussion: Extreme wildfire risk in Austin neighborhoods

There's an extreme wildfire risk in Austin and firefighters are calling for change before it's too late.

Just last week, a group of California fire experts came to Austin to check out how vulnerable our area is to a wildfire outbreak.

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A recent report shows Austin has the fifth-highest wildfire risk in the nation, and that 53,000 Austinites live in high, extreme risk areas.

Austin Firefighters Association President Bob Nicks joins Marcel Clarke to discuss the risk and what can be done.