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Relocate or rebuild? Wildfire victims consider their options

Thursday, March 8, 2018  
Posted by: Southern California Public Radio (SCPR)
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The Atlas Fire ravaged Northern California five months ago, destroying thousands of homes and killing dozens. Since then, the people who survived but lost their homes have had to make tough decisions about where to live and whether to rebuild. Napa architect Brandon Jorgensen has encountered three types of responses: some who choose to leave the area, others who are rebuilding immediately, and a third group of more deliberate rebuilders. 

Jorgensen says the people who are relocating have a variety of reasons not to stick around, including dissatisfaction with insurance payouts and a sense of unease about their recently burnt surroundings...Continue Reading.

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