Wildfire: Oakland Hills, 17 Years Later

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Today’s Chronicle tackles a subject that’s actually been on our minds a lot lately. Wildfires. Eve Kushner writes about the wide variety of architectural styles of homes that have been rebuilt since the fires of October ’91, and also about how residents deal with living both in the fire zone and so close to a major earthquake fault. And Lynette Evans gives some tips on how to deal with smoke, and what to do in preparation for, during, and after a wildfire.

Click here for “Wildfire: Oakland hills, 17 years later.”

Click here for “Building, buying and living in a fire area.”

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