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Building On The Urban-Wildland Interface

Are the perils of building on fire-prone urban-wildland interface too great, or part of the costs of a growing city?
October 28, 2003, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"There was a time when massive fires like the ones that have destroyed at least 1,500 homes across Southern California in the last few days might have ignited a debate about the wisdom of building vast tracts of houses in the region's foothills... Today the debate isn't whether people should live in the fire-prone zone known as the urban-wildland interface; it is what can be done to minimize the risk."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Tuesday, October 28, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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