World War II veteran 'adopted' by California couple after wildfires displace him

A World War II veteran displaced by the wildfires in Northern California has been taken in by a couple who he calls his “saviors.”

Lee Brundige, 93, was standing in a parking lot in Oroville, 20 miles south of the fires, with other evacuees when he was approached by Tracy Grant, who was handing out food, reported.

Brundige told Grant that he was sleeping in his car. He also said she should save the food for someone who really needed it.

"My instinct was, 'He's not staying here another night by himself and I'm not taking him to a shelter and I'm not letting him go with another stranger, because there are people out there who take advantage,''' she told the website.

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