Our city is on fire.
30,000+ people have been evacuated.
Homes and businesses are burning.
I took this photo Saturday while driving home from a picnic with Ben's company:
That fire has grown into this:
(All images are from Facebook...
"shared" so many times I have no idea where the originals came from.)
Please pray for our city.
Pray for rain.
Pray for no wind.
Pray for the firefighters, police officers, and news crews that are working non-stop,.
Pray for the families who are waking up to find their homes in ashes.
*We are not in the path of this fire.
We are the "B" on the the map below.
The blue areas are the current evacuations.
The red/pink is the burn area as of 5 hours ago.
Authorities speculate that it will be mid-July before this fire is extinguished.
I cannot wrap my mind around that.