Bonus Photos

These are photos that didn't make it into the book and some current photos of interest to Fire Girl readers.

Bonus Photos!

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Fires in Jan's neighborhood.


While writing the book Fire Girl, there were a total of seven fires that CDF responded to that were very close to Jan Mendoza's house. One nieghbor nearly lost her home when a grass fire ripped through her entire property.  Here are the photos.

Whitmore Past and Present

Jan and her husband owned a 4000 gallon water tender from 2005-2014 and here are scenes from fires they worked on with the US Forest Service and Cal Fire.  2008 was an especially busy year for fires in California! 


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Jan the Fire Girl

This is me at the Shasta College Dorms just about a week or so before I was to report to Whitmore Fire Station