A man rescued his neighbor from a burning home during Colorado’s wildfire, which destroyed nearly 1,000 structures, making it the most destructive in state history.
Phil Kupfner and his extended family have strong roots in Superior, per KUSA. He and his brothers have homes located on a few acres on the west side of town, and as the fire raged toward them, they did all they could to stave it off.
His niece Jessica told KUSA:
They were originally kind of using their hoses, and they thought they had kind of made some progress with a lot in deterring the fire. And then they just saw embers kind of coming up over the top and catching all their roofs on fire. And