What would your community do after a disaster like this under these circumstances? I worked there and know the players.
The comments section at the end of the article are also revealing.
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_9585591Many structures lost in Summit Fire were illegal
CORRALITOS -- More than half of the homes and buildings destroyed by last month's Summit Fire were built illegally, according to preliminary reviews by county planners and state fire officials.
Surveys of the burned mountainsides above Watsonville are revealing mobile homes set in canyons where no roads go and cabins hidden on remote bluffs as well as the occasional school bus outfitted with solar panels and even a water tower turned bunk house, all constructed without authorization.
"For some of the people living out there it's a lifestyle decision, for others it's an economic decision," said Tom Burns, head of the Santa Cruz County Planning Department, who is helping organize teams to survey damage from the 4,270-acre blaze.
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