An orphaned bear cub that suffered burns in a Washington wildfire and hobbled onto a man's driveway was airlifted to Tahoe to recover.
According to ABC News , the six-month-old cub received severe injuries to its paws while in the Carlton Complex Fire.
Named Cinder, the bear was found by Steve Love in his driveway. In the report, Steve said he threw apricots and gave the cub water to calm her down.
Later that day, he was able to get six feet away from her and hear her "pitiful whimpering noises". Love said he comforted the cub by murmuring soothing sounds and talking to her, according to ABC.
The cub was transferred to Wenatchee, Wash. where biologist Rich Beausoleil picked her up and noticed she had third degree burns and suffered burns to her face, chest and arms.
Cinder was then airlifted to a Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care by Pilots for Paws where she will rehabilitate at a center catered towards bears.