Paloma Math Teacher Escapes Fire

Lisa James, a math teacher at Paloma Valley High School, writes on her blog about how she fled her home in Del Dios when the Witch Fire blazed through her neighborhood...

A police officer drove slowly up the street, yelling into a bullhorn: "You must evacuate immediately!" I woke up Craig and Wendy and in less than 30 minutes we had packed our treasures and necessities (including the Mac laptop and hard drive with Defying Gravity files), our 3 dogs and 1 cat, and thrown them into the little R.V. We headed to the coast and then started driving North. I wanted to get as far away from San Diego County as possible.
Luckily, her home survived the fire. But her neighbors' homes around her did not.

Read her full story here...


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