Patricia Bloodworth-Neville watches from the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station as land around her neighborhood burns. 

Patricia Bloodworth-Neville watches from the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station as land around her neighborhood burns. 

 A firefighting helicopter flies above the smoke coming from the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

A firefighting helicopter flies above the smoke coming from the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

 Kevin Giesalhart, fire chief from neighboring Five Points Fire Department, takes a break from fighting fires.

Kevin Giesalhart, fire chief from neighboring Five Points Fire Department, takes a break from fighting fires.

 Patricia and her daughter Bailey Neville watch helicopters fight high winds to dump water on the wildfire. 

Patricia and her daughter Bailey Neville watch helicopters fight high winds to dump water on the wildfire. 

 Together with her daughter and their dog, Patricia was driven to the fire station by a neighbor as the fire spread. She wasn't wearing shoes. 

Together with her daughter and their dog, Patricia was driven to the fire station by a neighbor as the fire spread. She wasn't wearing shoes. 

 Coiled hoses rest on the floor of the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

Coiled hoses rest on the floor of the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

 Patricia's husband was able to grab a few of the family's belongings before picking them up at the fire station. 

Patricia's husband was able to grab a few of the family's belongings before picking them up at the fire station. 

 John Raworth watches as high winds spread the fire in Cedar Creek, Texas on Labor Day 2011. 

John Raworth watches as high winds spread the fire in Cedar Creek, Texas on Labor Day 2011. 

 Two volunteers watch as a tank truck fills. 

Two volunteers watch as a tank truck fills. 

 Smoke from a spontaneous fire covers the afternoon sun in October. 

Smoke from a spontaneous fire covers the afternoon sun in October. 

 A flyer offering help to wildfire victims at a Taco Cabana in Bastrop, Texas. 

A flyer offering help to wildfire victims at a Taco Cabana in Bastrop, Texas. 

 Men consult the list of houses destroyed in the Labor Day fires at Bastrop City Hall. 

Men consult the list of houses destroyed in the Labor Day fires at Bastrop City Hall. 

 A woman is consulted after reading the list of houses consumed in the Labor Day fires. 

A woman is consulted after reading the list of houses consumed in the Labor Day fires. 

 Patricia, her three daughters, and her husband were displaced to the Hyatt Regency while their neighborhood was evacuated. 

Patricia, her three daughters, and her husband were displaced to the Hyatt Regency while their neighborhood was evacuated. 

 A banner welcoming home the residents of the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

A banner welcoming home the residents of the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

 Patricia hugs her daughter Bailey as they arrive back at their house for the first time since the Labor Day fires. Their house was barely spared. 

Patricia hugs her daughter Bailey as they arrive back at their house for the first time since the Labor Day fires. Their house was barely spared. 

 Patricia unpacks a fireproof safe box. 

Patricia unpacks a fireproof safe box. 

 Patricia and her daughter Bailey walk the remains of their neighbor's home as Bailey calls them to report on the condition. 

Patricia and her daughter Bailey walk the remains of their neighbor's home as Bailey calls them to report on the condition. 

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 Patricia salvages pottery from a kiln on her neighbor's property. His home was burned to the ground while he was out of town. 

Patricia salvages pottery from a kiln on her neighbor's property. His home was burned to the ground while he was out of town. 

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 Patricia Bloodworth-Neville watches from the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station as land around her neighborhood burns. 
 A firefighting helicopter flies above the smoke coming from the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 
 Kevin Giesalhart, fire chief from neighboring Five Points Fire Department, takes a break from fighting fires.
 Patricia and her daughter Bailey Neville watch helicopters fight high winds to dump water on the wildfire. 
 Together with her daughter and their dog, Patricia was driven to the fire station by a neighbor as the fire spread. She wasn't wearing shoes. 
 Coiled hoses rest on the floor of the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station in Cedar Creek, Texas. 
 Patricia's husband was able to grab a few of the family's belongings before picking them up at the fire station. 
 John Raworth watches as high winds spread the fire in Cedar Creek, Texas on Labor Day 2011. 
 Two volunteers watch as a tank truck fills. 
 Smoke from a spontaneous fire covers the afternoon sun in October. 
 A flyer offering help to wildfire victims at a Taco Cabana in Bastrop, Texas. 
 Men consult the list of houses destroyed in the Labor Day fires at Bastrop City Hall. 
 A woman is consulted after reading the list of houses consumed in the Labor Day fires. 
 Patricia, her three daughters, and her husband were displaced to the Hyatt Regency while their neighborhood was evacuated. 
 A banner welcoming home the residents of the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 
 Patricia hugs her daughter Bailey as they arrive back at their house for the first time since the Labor Day fires. Their house was barely spared. 
 Patricia unpacks a fireproof safe box. 
 Patricia and her daughter Bailey walk the remains of their neighbor's home as Bailey calls them to report on the condition. 
IMG_6984.jpg
 Patricia salvages pottery from a kiln on her neighbor's property. His home was burned to the ground while he was out of town. 
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Patricia Bloodworth-Neville watches from the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station as land around her neighborhood burns. 

A firefighting helicopter flies above the smoke coming from the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

Kevin Giesalhart, fire chief from neighboring Five Points Fire Department, takes a break from fighting fires.

Patricia and her daughter Bailey Neville watch helicopters fight high winds to dump water on the wildfire. 

Together with her daughter and their dog, Patricia was driven to the fire station by a neighbor as the fire spread. She wasn't wearing shoes. 

Coiled hoses rest on the floor of the Bluebonnet Volunteer Fire Station in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

Patricia's husband was able to grab a few of the family's belongings before picking them up at the fire station. 

John Raworth watches as high winds spread the fire in Cedar Creek, Texas on Labor Day 2011. 

Two volunteers watch as a tank truck fills. 

Smoke from a spontaneous fire covers the afternoon sun in October. 

A flyer offering help to wildfire victims at a Taco Cabana in Bastrop, Texas. 

Men consult the list of houses destroyed in the Labor Day fires at Bastrop City Hall. 

A woman is consulted after reading the list of houses consumed in the Labor Day fires. 

Patricia, her three daughters, and her husband were displaced to the Hyatt Regency while their neighborhood was evacuated. 

A banner welcoming home the residents of the Bluebonnet Acres neighborhood in Cedar Creek, Texas. 

Patricia hugs her daughter Bailey as they arrive back at their house for the first time since the Labor Day fires. Their house was barely spared. 

Patricia unpacks a fireproof safe box. 

Patricia and her daughter Bailey walk the remains of their neighbor's home as Bailey calls them to report on the condition. 

Patricia salvages pottery from a kiln on her neighbor's property. His home was burned to the ground while he was out of town. 

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