(Firefighter getting a rest. Photo: AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
I honestly don’t know how the firefighters do it. The LA Times has an article on howfires are prioritized at the command center. And this is from another LA Timesarticle on the arbitrariness of the fires’ wrath..
When she caught sight of its roof, Susan, a sales executive at an
advertising firm, let out a deep sigh and exclaimed: “It’s there! Oh my
God, we are so lucky.”
Walking hesitantly through their
smashed-in wooden door, they saw that the flames had come within 10
yards of the house and had decimated four large homes up the hill.
their kitchen counter were empty Gatorade bottles and energy-bar
wrappers, and a note from the crew of San Diego Fire Engine 12, Lincoln
“House saved,” it read. “Sorry about the door!”
Ya gotta love ’em