Fire Safety and Mobile Homes

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People in mobile-home parks have complained for years they are second-class citizens unprotected by the same codes and regulations as other residents of California. After the loss of hundreds of mobile homes this week, officials from the Governor on down are promising to find out what needs to be done and what authority they have to do it. On Reporter's Notebook, has the Governor's Global Climate Summit produced concrete results?

Banner image: The ruins of nearly 500 homes destroyed at the Oakridge mobile home park as the Sylmar Fire continues burning in the distant mountains on November 16, 2008. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images



Warren Olney