"That Was Scary!"

I have told the story about how I almost died covering the Oakland Hills fire back in the 90's. It was one a few times that I thought I was going to die while covering TV news.  

The one thing you learn covering wildfires is just how fast they move. One minute you are looking at the fire burning in the distance and the next minute it's right on top of you. 

KOVR Reporter Lemor Abrams and Photographer Jeff Bell learned that lesson the hard way. 

The two were covering the Carr Fire near Redding when the flames came a bit too close for comfort. 

After they escaped that scene, they had some more bad luck. The news truck died.