16-year-old Jonathan Pardo and his 31-year-old cousin, Carlos Perez, went hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains above Azusa.
Hours later, two large brush fires broke out, burning thousands of acres. As firefighters battled the blazes, Pardo and Perez could not be located. Family members spent more than two weeks looking for them along the trails scarred by what came to be called the San Gabriel Complex fire.
My brother and cousin passed away in the Azusa canyon fire and we will really appreciate any help you guys are willing to help us .
"Me and my family members found the bodies,” Ricardo Pardo said. “It’s sad that police officers want credit when they didn't want to help at all."
- Ricardo Pardo
- Digna Cardenas
- Maribel Pacheco
- El anonimo Conocido
- Beatrice Tello
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