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Posted 6:36 PM 1/2/2013 : Lax Building Codes a Problem in Rural Hidalgo County

HIDALGO COUNTY - A deadly fire in Hargill has brought to light the lack of building codes in Hidalgo County.

Shoddy electrical work is common in rural areas of the county, and residents often split one electrical hookup to two homes.

"I know it wasn't safe, but you have to do what