Evacuees find a home base during World Series

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Originally from Connecticut and a Boston fan, Blinn said, “They were kind enough to be fans of the Red Sox.” Of course, Boston beat Colorado 13-1 in the first game of the fall classic. Asked about the size of his home and taking on such a large family, Blinn said, “It’s a house with a lot of couches. “We enjoyed them. They were a typical young couple with little kids.” SAN CLEMENTE – Turns out the wildfire refugees who moved into Tom Blinn’s southern Orange County home weren’t strangers after all – they were Boston Red Sox fans. The refugee family of six included a Marine sergeant with three tours of duty in Iraq under his belt, his wife and four young children who had to leave their base housing at Camp Pendleton when fire threatened. “We have a very generous daughter who invited them in,” said Blinn, 67. The family was referred to the Blinns through his 42-year-old daughter’s church. Blinn told The Associated Press Thursday by telephone about a pleasant evening of pasta, pizza and World Series baseball. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more