Some evacuation orders lifted in San Bernardino County towns hit by debris flows in June
1:34 PM, Feb. 1, 2014
On the morning of June 9, 2012, John, his wife and their three children survived by swimming to an inlet just east of the town of Redlands, Calif., in a rip-current-filled lagoon. The waters hadn’t started to fill with silt as they waded through them, and they were lucky to get to shore before the current pulled them back out to sea.
John – who has since died – was able to swim to the shore with his…