Terri Strohman과 그녀의 아들 Max는 10 대피 시간, 화염이 너무 가까워지기 전에 필수품과 애완 동물 만 수집. Max가 피해를 평가하기 위해 돌아왔을 때, he discovered firefighters had recovered three powerful items: an American flag, ㅏ 9/11 mug and a loved one’s urn.
“They’re such strong symbols,” Terri Strohman told “여우 & 친구” 월요일. “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 피트 헤 게스. “We all came back and were watching three hours of our whole neighborhood go down.”
그만큼 Coastal Fire destroyed 20 homes in the Laguna Niguel community and damaged at least 11 기타. Two firefighters were injured in the fire that spread to over 200 에이커.
대충 900 residents were forced to evacuate. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Strohman said she’s received “놀랄 만한” 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,” 그녀가 말했다.
폭스 뉴스’ Julia Musto contributed to this report.