The plea for help appeared on Facebook just after noon: Dozens of animals were trapped on a farm outside the Oregon town of Colton. A wildfire was closing in.
Suzi Cloutier jumped into her pickup and headed south, towing a horse trailer.
As director of an animal sanctuary outside Portland, Cloutier has been on high alert amid some of the worst wildfires in Oregon history.
She sped past barricades near Colton, 30 miles south of Portland on