‘Dirt doesn’t burn’: Why some Marshall fire victims are rebuilding their homes with earthen blocks

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“That made me think: Dirt doesn’t burn,” Glover said. “You can shape it, you can change it, you can form it into something — and it doesn’t burn.”  An increase in climate-driven wildfires has revived interest in one of humanity’s oldest building materials: earthen blocks.  Archaeological records show people have made shelters from mud and…

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