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Stone Brewing Posts Video of California Wildfire Before Evacuation

Stone Brewing Co. was forced to evacuate its headquarters late last weekend, due to the Cocos wildfire that swept San Diego County, California, and surrounding areas.

The brewery, located in Escondido, was threatened last week, and employees were forced to evacuate on May 15. The brewery, which features a devil as a mascot, tweeted pictures of the fire from its roof just before receiving mandatory evacuation orders.

Luckily, the fires spared the brewery and its employees and a few days later, operations resumed:

The brewery, however, did post an awesome time-lapse video showing the fires burning in the valley below:

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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