Video taken by dad fleeing wildfire with his family (Screenshot: Fox 13, Facebook)


Nov 14, 2018 by Alyssa Duvall

VIDEO: Amazing Dad Sings To Calm 3YO Daughter As They Flee The California Wildfire

The Camp Fire, as well as two other deadly wildfires still blazing through California, has claimed the lives of more than 30 people with another 200 missing as frantic evacuations are still underway. One dad and his toddler daughter, however, captured on video their miraculous escape and the power that love has over fear.

As Joe Allen of Paradise, California drove through his blazing town to evacuate, his 3-year-old daughter, Olivia, was absolutely terrified. Their video shows the horror they drove through, with flames as far as the eye can see, never knowing if they may end up blocking their way out.

“There’s so much fire here," little Olivia shouted. "We’re gonna get on fire!" It's then that Joe, in spite of his own fear, begins to sing the words, “Baby, it’ll be alright,” to keep his precious daughter calm.

When their vehicle finally escapes the blaze, Olivia excitedly shouts, “You did it! You did it!”

“We did it together,” her daddy tells her.

Olivia celebrated her third birthday that evening, NBC reported. The Allen family's incredible escape and Joe's sweet words to soothe his daughter truly demonstrate the truth that love casts out fear.

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