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Grizzlies, wilderness and a fire-resistant concrete block home

From TMS Sustainability E-News
July 31, 2019

Molly Shepherd can easily recount the devastating 2003 fire. It was one she said that quickly became a watershed moment for many people with properties in the remote, wild and achingly beautiful territory along the North Fork of the Flathead River in Montana. The blaze very nearly engulfed her modest cabin, and soon afterward she decided to build a new place to live, one that could withstand the wild, deadly flames. A few years later her new place was a 3,000-square-foot-plus home built with materials that could resist a forest inferno: concrete block and steel. To read more, click here.