Behind the Story: Covering wildfires out west

NBC News photojournalist Alan Rice and NBC News correspondent Steve Patterson sit down to discuss what it’s like covering wildfires as a crew and some advice for how teams can stay safe while covering dangerous, fast-moving blazes.

You need to take a breath and look and see where the fire is blowing, so you don't get hurt yourself. But also, I think you need to see where the story can go. It's easy to just get some flames burning and a house in the background. But then you have to see where you should be next.
Alan Rice