Early last Monday morning, Beckyjean Widen’s parents awoke to find a wall of fire bearing down on their home in Santa Rosa, California. With just minutes to escape, the couple rushed to grab their beloved dog, Izzy, to carry along with them to safety — but in the panic, the pup ran away. Sadly, as the flames approached, they had no choice but to flee without her.
“They lost everything, but my mom was most devastated about leaving Izzy,” Widen wrote online.
But then something unexpected happened.