Carr Fire firefighters receive smiles, burritos from little girl

Monday, July 30, 2018
Little girl brings burritos and smiles to weary firefighters fighting the Carr Fire
A little girl brought smiles to the faces of firemen battling the Carr Fire.

SHASTA COUNTY -- A little girl brought smiles to the faces of firefighters battling the Carr Fire in Northern California.

Two-year-old Gracie Lutz handed out burritos to Cal Fire firefighters at the Shasta District Fair and Event Center. The firefighters are seen smiling from ear to ear as the little girl hands them a burrito.

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The Carr Fire in Shasta County has forced the evacuation of nearly 40,000 people.

Gracie's two uncles and grandfather are helping fight the Carr fire. One uncle, Kody Hill, is a Cal Fire engineer, and grandpa Jerry Hill is a dozer operator. She also has another uncle who is on a water tender.

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