CBS News’ David Begnaud is covering the Camp Fire in Northern California where he says there’s just so much fire to fight in the area that responders have to “prioritize life over property”:

Which is smart. The responders should put the lives of people first. But we also think reporters should follow that advice and not put themselves at risk covering hurricanes and, you know, wildfires.

Here’s Begnaud dodging an explosion as he sets up the perfect shot:

He was being careful, he says:

He was totally being safe with no eye or head protection:

Next time!