John and Barbara Grow watch the progress of the Willow fire on Rd 274 near Bass Lake on Sunday, July 26. Community members offered to shelter and help the couple as the Willow fire started to move towards their mountain home.
John and Barbara Grow watch the progress of the Willow fire on Rd 274 near Bass Lake on Sunday, July 26. Community members offered to shelter and help the couple as the Willow fire started to move towards their mountain home. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
John and Barbara Grow watch the progress of the Willow fire on Rd 274 near Bass Lake on Sunday, July 26. Community members offered to shelter and help the couple as the Willow fire started to move towards their mountain home. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

Good-hearted neighbors offer help in face of wildfire

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