Thousands of homes were destroyed by recent wildfires. Here's what it's like to clean one up.

A worker sprays down debris before a claw truck picks it up at a home burned down in the Woolsey Fire in Malibu.
A worker sprays down debris before a claw truck picks it up at a home burned down in the Woolsey Fire in Malibu.
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It’s been four months since the Woolsey Fire broke out. 1,600 structures were destroyed and most are lying in ruins. Homeowners are undergoing the arduous task of cleaning up -  one option is using the state debris removal program through the Office of Emergency Services.