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Malibu Lessons

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As wildfires rage in the West, NPR's Mandalit Del Barco reports that for one California community, wildfires are a way of life. Malibu, a wealthy beachside and rural mountainous community, lost more than 450 homes in a 1993 fire. The losses prompted Malibu to create stricter building and fire codes than anywhere else in the country.