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A Fire Story


Last updated 1/2/2018 at 11:30am

Everyone probably has a story about the Lilac Fire. Here is one about an unsung hero who was giving back.

Near the epicenter of the Lilac Fire at the intersection of Highway 76 and Highway 395 there is a business. You may have seen it from Interstate 15 while you were traveling north to Temecula or going south to Escondido. This business is a convenience store, called Circle K. During the fire and evacuations, it became a safe haven for the fire crews, the news teams, and the displaced residents, including senior citizens.

There is employed there a manager who worked all shifts during the...

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