テリー・ストローマンと彼女の息子のマックスは 10 避難する分, 炎が近づきすぎる前に必需品とペットだけを集める. マックスが被害を評価するために戻ったとき, he discovered firefighters had recovered three powerful items: an American flag, A 9/11 mug and a loved one’s urn.
“They’re such strong symbols,” Terri Strohman told “狐 & 友達” 月曜. “It also kind of helps keep it in perspective because we’re so grateful… We’re all alive.”
“The flag and 9/11 represent so many lost lives. So it helps us look forward and be hopeful and feel like we’ll all get through this.”
Terri Strohman said she saw the fire about an hour before they were told to evacuate. She watched her home burn down on live television.
“It was absolutely surreal,” she told host ピート・ヘグセス. “We all came back and were watching three hours of our whole neighborhood go down.”
ザ・ Coastal Fire 破壊されました 20 homes in the Laguna Niguel community and damaged at least 11 その他. Two firefighters were injured in the fire that spread to over 200 エーカー.
大まかに 900 residents were forced to evacuate. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Strohman said she’s received “すごい” support in recent days.
“We’ve gathered a lot of strength from the warmness and the spirit, I would say the spirit of the community,” 彼女は言いました.
フォックス・ニュース’ Julia Musto contributed to this report.