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When It Comes to Fire Protection, Money Can Talk

KQED News Fix/The California Report

During last month's devastating wildfires in the North Bay, several hundred homes of the wealthy in Napa and Sonoma counties were protected by teams of retired firefighters sent by some of the largest insurance companies in the country.

These companies offer “wildfire protection units” for the homes covered by more expensive homeowner insurance plans in several states.

Read the story at KQED News Fix/The California Report.