| July 29, 2014
‘It’s much more than a house’
The Springs fire that burned 28,000 acres in Southern California and threatened some 4,000 homes came dangerously close to Rick Mecagni’s house last weekend, but he refused to evacuate. Equipped with hoses and a fire suit, Mecagni says his home was designed with wildfires in mind. From patio furniture to dinner plates, nearly everything is concrete. NBC’s Kim Baldonado reports.