Young Fire Victim Remembered as Passionate About Sports, Friendships

Nov 9, 2017

The Shepherd family, Jon and Kai, kneeling, Kressa, Sara and Kressa, standing. Kai died as the family tried to escape the flames in Redwood Valley, and his sister Kressa died from her injuries three weeks after the fire.
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At 14, Kai Shepherd was the youngest person to die in the North Bay wildfires. He and his sister and parents fled their home in Redwood Valley as flames overtook the neighborhood. As part of our continuing partnership on fire coverage, listen to KQED’s April Dembosky, who went to Kai’s school to see how his friends remember him.

Find the original story from The California Report here.