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Upriver Beacon Fire evacuee: 'We're very blessed'

Of the three homes evacuated by fire crews fighting the Upriver Beacon Fire, the Zappone family owned two. Theresa and her husband have lived in theirs for 17 years, her son and his family building their house next door.

Looking back at the Valley View Fire

One year ago this Friday afternoon gusting winds were fanning flames across the Dishman Hills, charring more than a thousand acres, destroying 11 homes and forcing thousands to evacuate the area.