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CBS4 Mountain Newsroom reporter Jeff Todd shows off how the gel keeps things cool on the other side of the wall being sprayed by a firethrower. (credit: CBS)

Thermo Gel Could Be Key To Protecting Homes During Wildfires

An insurance company that employs private firefighters is showing off a new last resort for homeowners when it comes to protecting structures in the paths of wildfires.

05/24/2013

Colorado Springs firefighter Steve Schopper documented the catastrophe inside the fire lines on June 26. (credit: Colo. Springs Fire Dept.)

Insurance Companies Send Crews To Protect Homes

Groups of private firefighters hired in recent years have been protecting homes with high-end insurance policies in wildfire evacuation zones.

07/05/2012

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