New Rules Promote Fire Safety in Ariz. Forest Town Last summer, wildfires raced through the forested mountain town of Summerhaven, Ariz., destroying hundreds of buildings in a single afternoon. Homeowners now rebuilding face new regulations aimed at making their homes safer from fire. Insurance companies are also starting to require new safety measures. Ted Robbins reports.
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New Rules Promote Fire Safety in Ariz. Forest Town

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New Rules Promote Fire Safety in Ariz. Forest Town

New Rules Promote Fire Safety in Ariz. Forest Town

New Rules Promote Fire Safety in Ariz. Forest Town

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Last summer, wildfires raced through the forested mountain town of Summerhaven, Ariz., destroying hundreds of buildings in a single afternoon. Homeowners now rebuilding face new regulations aimed at making their homes safer from fire. Insurance companies are also starting to require new safety measures. Ted Robbins reports.