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The Los Angeles Times is out today with an analysis that reveals that many more buildings in California are susceptible to wildfires.

A Times analysis of wildfire hazard across California found that hundreds of communities from Redding to San Diego are at high risk of deadly wildfires like those in Paradise and Malibu last month.

More than 1.1 million structures, or roughly 1 in 10 buildings in California, lie within the highest-risk fire zones in maps drawn by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the analysis showed.

The findings follow a fire season of unprecedented destruction — nearly 20,000 homes lost, more than 100 people killed — that showed what damage can be done if Californians fail to address a widespread risk.

“Now that they’ve got these areas mapped out, what’s going to happen?” said Richard Halsey, director of the California Chaparral Institute, a nonprofit that advocates for government and private interventions. “It’s so frustrating. Everybody sees the information, and they sit on their thumbs and talk.”

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