Esperanza Hills — An Experiment

Some of our favorite lines from this OC Register article:

“The Orange County Fire Authority is treating Esperanza Hills as something of an “experiment,” said Fire Marshall Lori Smith.”

“The agency also hopes Esperanza Hills will serve as a shield for older, less fire-resistant homes that currently serve as the front lines of the area’s hilly fire country.”

“The agency wants to see if modern fireproofing standards — including roofs built to brush off embers—” (Brush embers off, like little sweepers?)

DO THEY REALIZE WHAT THEY ARE SAYING? Esperanza Hills residents will be guinea pigs? Whhhaaatttt?

Read the Orange County Register article.