“I couldn’t see that,” Moore said. “Apparently, I stepped over a big hole when I ran over there. Otherwise, I would have fallen through to the basement, which was full of water and coming in and crashing all the beams and everything in the house.”
During the commotion, Jake leapt out of Moore’s arms and ran back into the bedroom. Dutchess, on the other hand, had already gotten outside, and was frantically barking in the front yard. Creech told Moore they had to get out, too, but Moore wasn’t going to leave without Jake.