GOLETA (AP) — A California couple who lost their home in a wildfire made a new happy memory amid the ashes when they found what was left of her wedding ring.
Ishu and Laura Rao returned to the rubble of their home of three years on Sunday to look for her Tiffany ring.
They searched with the help of some firefighters in the area and Ishu Rao made the find, prompting him to get down on one knee and again propose to his bride.
Mike Eliason, a spokesman for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, witnessed the tearful proposal, snapped a photo and shared it on Twitter.
It shows Ishu Rao on one knee, putting the ring on his bride’s finger, their charred home in the background.
Eliason says that she said “Yes.”