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Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell defends funding to prevent wildfires

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., takes part in a debate with her Republican challenger, Susan Hutchison, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) WATW107

According to the latest report from the National Interagency Fire Center, the Pacific Northwest could be hit hard this year after a dry and mild winter.

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