BREAKING NEWS Los Angeles County authorities say 2 confirmed dead in school shooting Full Story

Camp Fire survivor reunited with rescuers

A Camp Fire survivor was reunited with her rescuers on Wednesday.

Posted: Aug 8, 2019 8:06 AM
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 11:13 AM

CHICO, Calif. - Terra Hill was burned from head to toe in the Camp Fire.

She was rescued outside her Concow home by a Cal Fire crew based out of Stirling City, when they heard her cries for help.

Those firefighters were honored a couple months ago for their bravery, and Terra was finally able to connect with them.

She said, "When I first got back to the state of mind of being able to think clearly it was the first thing that came to mind waas I wanted to find the firefighters. I wanted to find the firefighters to save me to thank them."

Captain Abel Ascencio said it was very special for him, "Normally when we go and help somebody on the emergencies, that pretty much ends when we go to the hospital or when we rescue them from that incident and we never really get to find out the end of that story, this is the first time for me I get to see that person I helped."

Hill still has a long road to recovery. 

For more information on how to donate and help, CLICK HERE. 

Article Comments

Chico
Scattered Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 68°
Oroville
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 68°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 68°
Chester
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 65°
Red Bluff
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 70°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 68°
Cooler and cloudier today, record heat expected today, then the chance for high fire danger or showers next week.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events