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G starts a fire that soon consumes Poor P's trailer. G did not know that the trailer was occupied and had no reason to know this, but it was. After rushing into the trailer to save her child, P is severely burned. P sues G in negligence. Assuming that G has breached a duty, what two arguments might he make in defense? Assume that the traditional negligence defenses apply. Will these arguments work here?

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