Anza woman thanks firefighters for quick response

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Firefighters mop up a 3-acre brush fire near Kathy Jordan’s home Saturday, July 3. Anza Valley Outlook/Courtesy photo
The afternoon erupted into flames for an Anza woman and her family July 3. While residents of the small rural town enjoyed Anza Days festivities, Kathy Sharp Jordan’s world was threatened by wildfire. “I had a monumental scare!” she said. “Luckily, we had come home early from Anza Days and were home at the time. The property next door, which is mostly a vacant lot and full of weeds, somehow caught on fire and was burning fast along my back fence line towards my shop when it jumped the driveway.” The flames were headed directly toward her rental homes on the property. “I thought they were surely going to burn, but then there were fire trucks with our amazing firemen all over this place, helicopters and planes dumping massive amounts of water and retardant. It was pretty
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