In the line of fire: Some residents evacuate, others dig in as Pagami Creek fire creeps closer
NINE MILE LAKE -- Patty and Gregg Scott spent four years building their log home here, on their own, from the ground up, and they weren't about to sit around and wait for the Pagami Creek fire to burn it down.
So on Wednesday, joined by friends and family, they grabbed chain saws and a skid-steer and fire pumps and hoses -- and they hacked out a line in the forest where they would fight the fire on their terms.
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