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May 07, 2008

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debbie

WOW!!! Great photos...but...that is some scary shit!! SO glad you AND your house escaped the destruction...thank the Lord above and those brave people!! That is a bit too close for comfort for this camper!!!

kcinnova

I cannot fathom the level of fear and courage it took to battle that fire.
You always say so much, Jenn, in just a few photographs.

Angie

WOW! Did you evacuate anyway?!?!? I can't imagine how horrific it would feel to see this closing in on you and to feel so helpless.

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MereCat

Geez. That's terrifying. Simply unimaginable.

Jamie

Oooh, yes, how can I forget the color of the skies that day? Good work hero peeps!

The Introvert

Wow! Your husband is hard core! I saw a fire that close, I wouldn't be taking pictures and squirting it with a hose. I'd be running down screaming with my arms flailing above my head. I'm so glad y'all were able to keep the fire at bay!

melissa

Wow. Fires really scare me. I'd prefer a flood I think. That is terrifying.

CC

Wow! Super scary! We almost lost my childhood home in the Oakland hills fire of 91 (I think that was the year). My grandparents and 1/3 of my schoolmates lost their homes.

Little Miss Sunshine State

We have extended family in San Diego and every time there are fires I pray for you all a lot.

Tink

WOW. Now I really need to hear this story!

Heidi

Those pictures are really, really scary.

Heidi

Kellan

How frightening - I am so glad you did not lose your house - WOW!

Have a good day - Kellan

Jennifer H

Frightening, so frightening. I can't imagine how worried you must have been.

David

Yikes, I am not good in heat and threat of fire.

Cheri @ Blog This Mom!

Great balls of fire! Jenn, this photo brings shivers right down my spine. The memories are too fresh. Your man is as brave as you. The perfect couple.

Suzy

In the middle of a fire like that, what was he doing up on the roof peeing?

Jason

Yikes. I know how it feels. In our last house in the hills we were evacuated twice while flames licked the back fence and embers filled up and clogged the swimming pools pipes. We were lucky.

Kristen

So very scary, wow. I am very happy that everything was all right. Incredible bravery.

Hilary

Far too close for comfort. I'm glad it turned out ok.

Janet

man, that's such a scary thing...I can't even imagine.

JCK

Fires are so incredibly scary. My husband lost his house to a fire in the middle of the night when he was a child. It has always stayed with him. I am so glad your home was spared!

Backpacking Dad

We were living in a condo along Bear Valley Road in Escondido during the fires in 2003. It was some scary stuff watching the flames march down the hill toward us for days.

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