I would like to give a huge shout-out to all the first responders to the fire on April 23, a very lazy Saturday afternoon.
At 2 p.m. the action picked up when smoke was spotted way up the hill in heavy brush.
It was apparently reported by people living on top of Ridgecrest who had a bird’s-eye view of what could have been a disaster to my neighborhood. You see, I had a front-row seat to the all the action as my home is on North Little John Court.
I saw firsthand how 20 to 30 folks made th...