The team had gone through the rural village of were only 40km from home when all of a sudden, after making a turn, they found themselves surrounded by a wildfire. It was a scene of complete pandemonium; parts of flaming trees flew through the air with a noise that sounded like the roaring sea. Redondo couldn"t believe his eyes. He told the driver Luis Chaves to stop immediately. Chaves however, didn"t listen to him. The bus was too big to quickly turn around, he thought - it was too dangerous. He kept saying: "I have to go through it, I have to go through it.