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Your House May Burn While Others Survive -- Why?

May contain: housing, building, loft, attic, and indoors
The Carrells' Home, Like Dozens of Others, Survived

01-20-13 The arc of destruction the Camp Fire carved through Paradise was seemingly random: Why were some houses saved and others incinerated? As millions of Californians brace for another wildfire season, a McClatchy analysis of fire and property records shows the answer might be found in something as simple as the roofs over their heads — and the year their house was built.