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Malibu West resident Vicky Arnold, who lost her home in the Woolsey Fire, didn't ask for any major changes when she went modular for a new one. Scott Steepleton/Surfside News photos
Solar tubes flood Arnold’s new 975-square-foot home with plenty of light, while the counters, at a couple inches higher than the originals, make working in the kitchen a lot easier, she said.
Fiber cement siding, a metal roof and rain gutters sealed to keep out dry pine needles are among the fire safe design and building elements of Vicky Arnold’s new home.
Scott Steepleton, Editor
11:51 am PDT September 17, 2020
In the nearly two years since the Woolsey Fire, planning approval has been granted for slightly more than half of the 488 homes destroyed in Malibu. However, just eight occupancy permits have been issued for homes lost in the blaze.