As a massive wildfire continues to expand this week in California, one industry member was able to dodge losing his home, as many have since last Friday.

Paul Daniels, vice president of sales at C.R. Laurence, was on camera during NBC Nightly News’ coverage Sunday.

The fire was making its way through a neighboring yard toward Daniels’ house, but he was able to hold it off with a hose until firefighters arrived. The news crew arrived while the surrounding fire was still very much active, and cameras capture firefighters working to put it out and saving his home.

The story begins at the 9:45 mark: