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Lessons in Rebuilding from Oakland Hills Fire

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Lessons in Rebuilding from Oakland Hills Fire

Lessons in Rebuilding from Oakland Hills Fire

Lessons in Rebuilding from Oakland Hills Fire

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Twelve years ago, a deadly fire tore through the outskirts of Oakland, Calif. Now, as Southern Californians struggle to repair the damage from this past week's blaze, many residents of Oakland Hills hope the lessons they learned can be applied to their neighbors to the south. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.