This is an LA Times photo of fire fighters that got put into a very dangerous situation. Luckily they survived. You can see and read the article at http://www.latimes.com/media/photo/2007-10/33404633.jpg
My thoughts and prayers go out to those who have lost their houses. I've never seen so many houses go up in flames, it's absolutely crazy. I've got friends and family that have been evacuated and damage due to the wind but we're still pretty lucky so far. . .