Folsom was reportedly told initially that her house was one of the ones that was seen burning, news that inspired an outpouring of support from Folsom's friends, families and supporters on her Facebook page.
As it turns out, Folsom's home appears to be one of three in the area that's been spared. Here's to hoping this is indeed true and remains true as firefighters work tirelessly to extinguish the fire, and that the skies open up and give them some help by sending down a torrent of rain.
We'll keep you updated as more news becomes available. In the meantime, thoughts and prayers go out to Folsom, her family and her neighbors in Sunshine during this clearly harrowing time.
Update: Although there's no word yet on the extent of damage her home incurred and she and her family are still awaiting clearance to return to the burn area, Rebecca Folsom sent word to friends and family on Sunday that her home is indeed still standing.
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