Toyota Responds After Nurse’s Story Of Bravery During California Wildfires Goes Viral ❤️

Instagram: @the_pandra/Allyn Pierce

A nurse from Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in Paradise, California, barely escaped with his life during one of the wildfires. Allyn Pierce told his story on Instagram sharing a photo of his burned truck, after he maneuvered through the flames to get back to the hospital where he works.

New York Times reporter Jack Nicas chronicled the story on Twitter. 

Toyota USA wrote back to Pierce on his Instagram account with this message:

The story of Pierce’s bravery and Toyota’s kindness was just what people needed to hear in these painful times. 

We need a bit of good news.

H/T: Bored Panda, AdWeek, ABC 11

Written by Jonna Ivin

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