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Landmark 2008 building code made a difference in California

 

In this on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 file photo, residences leveled by the wildfire line a neighborhood in Paradise, Calif. Some 100 Northern California residents living in recreational vehicles and other temporary shelters were ordered to leave their burned out properties after federal authorities threatened to withhold paying for the massive cleanup effort caused by the state’s most destructive wildfire. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

 

By DALE KASLER and PHILLIP REESE The Sacramento Bee

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna’s father sped away from their Paradise home.

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Landmark 2008 building code made a difference in California     By DALE KASLER and PHILLIP REESE The Sacramento Bee PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna’s father sped away from their Paradise home. See also  Chasing […]

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