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April 12, 2019

Will a house burn? That may depend on codes, policies when it was constructed

  • 2008 was a pivotal moment in California's deadly and expensive history of destructive natural disasters.
  • By DALE KASLER and PHILLIP REESE
    The Sacramento Bee

    PARADISE, Calif. — The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna's father sped away from their Paradise home.

    “I thought, ‘Oh, well, the house is done,'” Oney Carrell said.


     
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