HESPERIA – As another day turns to night with the Pilot Fire being only 6% contained Firefighters and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s personnel together continue to working throughout the night. So far, as of the evening of Monday, August 9, 2016, 6,298 acres are burnt or are burning.
Due to the aggressive attacks on the fast-moving wildfire, not one structure has been damaged or lost USFS officials said. Not even one injury has been reported, and this is because the men and women fighting the fire, evacuating residents and securing the area.
Chipotle Mexican Grill located at 9770 Mariposa Road in the City of Hesperia wanted to thank those fighting the fire by inviting the personnel working at the scene of the Pilot Fire to their restaurant for a free meal.
Stephanie Chavez posted a photo in a Facebook group called “Pilot Fire“, on Monday evening. The photo showed her husband and a Chipotle employee as her and her husband, owners of Advanced K-9 Unit Support picked up an order of 300 burritos. “We are delivering the food to the front line guys working up here now,” said Stephanie.
The outpouring of support helps keep the spirits up for those fighting to protect the homes and lives of those in the community just a little easier.
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