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Building for Blazes: As California’s Wildfires Grow Increasingly Intense, More and More People Are Living in Dangerous Areas

In 2008, Paradise was spared. That June, a fire broke out in one of the canyons southwest of the Butte County town and quickly roared east, up and over the ridge. Thousands scrambled to evacuate, clogging the single road to safety. A sudden wind shift allowed firefighters to cordon off the flames, but the experience […]