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Reporter saves horses from CA fire

CA fire threatens horse ranch
Posted at 6:56 AM, Dec 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-06 08:56:29-05

One reporter went above and beyond to save horses from the California fires.

Kristine Lazar, a reporter for KCAL, stopped in the middle of her live shot to help save horses from the fires burning nearby.

People nearby saw the horses and began screaming for help. Lazar put down her microphone and jumped into action. Her photographer later put down the camera and also helped the horses.

One woman told the reporter that the two should be proud of themselves for what they did. But Lazar says she just did what everyone else did: put down everything and ran to help.

As of Wednesday morning, the fires have destroyed nearly 200 homes and building and have forced 200,000 people to evacuate. 55,000 acres have been burned.

Officials say the water-dropping planes and helicopters have been on the ground, for the most part. This is because the winds are so strong.