Photo credit: Jack Nicas
Allyn Pierce is a nurse who manages the Intensive Care Unit at the Feather River hospital in Paradise, the town devastated by the recent wildfires. Pierce, whose home was destroyed in the wildfires, drove his Toyota truck along burning roads to ferry patients to safety. Images posted on Twitter show the melted plastic and crumpled metal of the vehicle, damage done as Allyn drove to try and escape the fire, before turning back and returning to the hospital. Read more for the entire story, along with additional pictures.