When the Fire Comes for Your Town

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It's happened again: A California community wiped out by flames. The Dixie Fire tore through the Gold Country town of Greenville last week even as neighborhoods in places like Santa Rosa, Redding and Paradise continue to rebuild after past catastrophes. What's it like to lose everything? Host Demian Bulwa talks to Margaret Elysia Garcia, who was evacuated from Greenville, and Melissa Geissinger, who lost her Santa Rosa home in the 2017 Tubbs Fire.

Read Garcia's Eulogy for Greenville in the Plumas News: bit.ly/3lEvSvr

Visit Geissinger's website: survivaloversurrender.com

Read Out of the Fire by Lizzie Johnson: bit.ly/2VAwyHD

Listen to the accompanying podcast City of Ash: spoti.fi/3lGtg0m

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