SANTA ROSA — When a wildfire forced her to flee her home on a bicycle early Monday morning, a California woman used a duffel bag as a makeshift sidecar for her 70-pound pit bull, according to KTXL.
“You don’t even see a resemblance of what it used to be,” said wildfire survivor Natasha Wallace. “Everything was gray, everything was destroyed and it went for miles.”
Wallace, a Santa Rosa Junior College soccer player, was studying until nearly 2 a.m. Monday. On her way home, she saw the fire from the freeway and immediately realized she needed to evacuate.
“I would never part ways with my dog. ever,” Wallace said. “That’s my ride or die. Oh my God, literally.
Wallace shoved Bentley, her 4-year-old pit bull, into her Honda and drove down the road — within minutes, she was stuck in traffic.
“(The fire) was coming faster than I could leave in traffic, so I went …