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Chico Housing Action Team organizers Leslie Johnson, left, Charles Withuhn, center, and Bill Kurnizki, right, in the field in south Chico where they plan to soon break ground on a 33-unit tiny home community for homeless adults called Simplicity Village. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Homes For Homeless Get The Go-Ahead In The Wake of California's Worst Wildfire

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Tom and Tamara Conry stand outside their home in Paradise, Calif., which was almost untouched by November's deadly Camp Fire. Their property insurer notified them in December that it would not renew their policy past January. Pauline Bartolone/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Their Home Survived The Camp Fire — But Their Insurance Did Not

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The Camp Fire burned so hot and intense there is little remaining in the mountains near Concow, Calif. Residents would like to camp out on their properties, but the federal government says they have to wait until toxic debris is cleared. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Residents Of Paradise And Other Towns Destroyed By Wildfire Must Wait To Go Home

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After the Camp Fire in November, thousands of people whose homes were destroyed were forced to seek refuge in nearby Chico, Calif. Some 700 people, some in their RVs, are still living at a Red Cross shelter at the Chico fairgrounds. The shelter is expected to close at the end of January. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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In The Aftermath Of The Camp Fire, A Slow, Simmering Crisis In Nearby Chico

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California utility PG&E Corp. said Monday that it plans to file for bankruptcy over what it estimates could be $30 billion in potential liability costs from recent wildfires. Here, transmission towers in a valley near Paradise, Calif., as the Camp Fire burns in November 2018. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Youth pastor Kyle Smith of First Assembly of God Paradise reads from the Bible on his phone because his copy of the book burned in the Camp Fire. His congregation is one of several now worshiping with congregations in Chico. Polly Stryker/KQED hide caption

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'Blessings Come In' As Churches Take In Refugee Congregations After The Camp Fire

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Nathaniel Smith and Miykael Goodwin have a band name now, Cold Weather Sons, and a professionally produced single, "One of These Days." The song is a lament for the town lost to the Camp Fire in 2018. Courtesy Cold Weather Sons hide caption

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A Song Of Tribute To The Lost Town Of Paradise

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Vehicles pass each other on a flooded street in Chico, Calif. Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stuck in vehicles and rescue them from homes after a downpour near the Paradise area. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Bob Wilson, a San Diego real estate developer and restaurant owner, hands out $1,000 checks to students and staff from Paradise High School on Tuesday evening in Chico, Calif. The town of Paradise was largely destroyed by a wildfire this month. Loren Lighthall/AP hide caption

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Kimberly Spainhower hugs her daughter Chloe, 13, while her husband Ryan Spainhower searches through the ashes of their burned home in Paradise, Calif., last week. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A member of a search and rescue team combs the ruins of a mobile home park Wednesday in Paradise, Calif. Hundreds of people remain missing, and survivors are struggling to cope with life after escaping the Camp Fire. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A holiday mug is seen among the wreckage of what was once someone's kitchen in Paradise, California. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Thousands Of Fire Evacuees To Spend The Holiday Without Homes

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Mourners pray for the victims of the Camp Fire during a vigil Sunday in Chico, Calif. The wildfire killed dozens of people and effectively wiped the entire town of Paradise off the map. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Ryan Spainhower and his wife Kimberly discover a coin they had made during their honeymoon amidst the burned ashes of their home in Paradise, Calif., on Sunday. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The wreckage of a house sitting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., a city ravaged by the Woolsey Fire less than a day after a mass shooting. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the wildfire ripped through the town, charring more than 140,000 acres and killing more than 70 people. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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