FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) — Creek Fire evacuees finally getting closure after seeing firsthand what is left of their homes.
Tuesday morning 26 residences from Auberry were given the opportunity to sift through the rubble and grab what is left.
Gail and Ron Rogers have lived in Auberry for 20 years and now the only thing standing is their fireplace.
Gail said this is a devastating time for many but is looking on the bright side.
“We don’t have to worry about the freezer and refrigerator and rotting food,” said Gail.
Dozens of people who lost their homes due to the Creek Fire were given this opportunity.
Sgt. Erica Rascon with the Fresno County Sheriff Department said they are allowing people to visit their destroyed homes by zones.
“People need to realize there is down trees down power lines that are getting moved out of the way to make the road