Three Outcomes For Homes Located Atop The Same Canyon Ridge

Firefighters work to save homes from the Saddleridge Fire in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles, California, on October 11, 2019.
Firefighters work to save homes from the Saddleridge Fire in the Porter Ranch section of Los Angeles, California, on October 11, 2019.
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Fire moves fastest when it’s driven by the wind up a slope. Residents who live atop the scenic ravines of Porter Ranch know their homes can be especially vulnerable to wildfire. 

KPCC’s Sharon McNary has the stories of three canyon-facing homes, and how they fared in the SaddleRidge Fire.