Lytton resident praises firefighters for saving animals she had to leave behind as she fled

A Lytton, B.C., couple are relieved to hear their animals are safe and in local firefighters’ care four days after a devastating wildfire destroyed their property and the village around them.

“I can’t say enough good things about the firefighters, they are absolutely amazing given what they’re going through right now.” Tricia Thorpe told CBC after she found out that firefighters were able to feed and water her animals this weekend. 

Thorpe and her husband fled Lytton on Wednesday evening before the blaze swept through town and left their home in ashes.

‘We thought we’d lost them all’

The couple was thrilled to find out on Friday that three of their dogs, seven puppies, alpacas

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