Protecting the innocent

When animals have to be evacuated


SAFE HAVEN--Some of the horses, above and below, that were evacuated in last month's fire are taken into the care of Brian Laughlin, a Simi Valley horse trainer who volunteered his time and donated his truck to transport the animals to safety. Photos courtesy of Brian Laughlin

Evacuating from a fire is harrowing. In a frantic rush, people must decide what to take and where to go as the flames approach. And for those that have large pets or livestock, the situation becomes even more stressful....

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