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September 10, 2009

Staying Home

John Kornarens was one of thousands of Californians asked to evacuate their homes during the Station Fire. He followed the mandatory evacuation at first, but eventually John went back to protect his house. John says he wasn't a nuisance to authorities - rather, he says he helped firefighters, serving as a neighborhood guide through the hills of La Crescenta. John talks with Dick about the fear, the excitement, and the sense of purpose he felt staying close to the fire.

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