The Woolsey Fire. The Thomas Fire. The Camp Fire. The entire town of Paradise, California was consumed by flames last fall, with almost 14,000 homes destroyed and 85 people killed, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire in the last 100 years.
Over the last few years, California has seen some increasingly deadly wildfires, and they have spurred lawmakers to consider regulations that would tighten local governments’ requirements for new housing developments in high-risk areas. Continue Reading →