Taran Tactical Falls Victim to California Wildfire

11/4/19 2:14 AM | by

Taran Tactical Falls Victim to California Wildfire

I have to give thanks to God & my Hero friends that were able to make it through the police road block to help me save TTI Linda Nicolina💝  Derek DeGregori,Brandon Chmielewski,Eric Bixler,  Dean Kassel, Megan’s dad Patric Billy Rogers Toni McBride, Josh Aguilar ,John Butler & Landon Terrio, yesterday was one of the most scary days of my life, this is the seventh fire I’ve dealt with but in the top two of insanity, but God is good and he saved the most important stuff and all our animals including Sylvester and the tinker boy, One thing I can tell you if you ever deal with fire it’s never over when you think it’s over it’s literally like having Michael Myers, Jason and Freddy Krueger, it just keeps coming back so never underestimate it, Make sure you have some serious hoses ready to go, more fire extinguishers than you could ever imagine because It will never be enough, and cat carriers or whatever to save your animals, I wasn’t as prepared as I would’ve liked to of thought because I haven’t had a major fire since 2007 when half my house burned down, we will rebuild and and back up and running soon, and God bless all the incredible firefighters that came out to save us🌤

Posted by Taran Butler on Thursday, October 31, 2019

Well-known as the training house where John Wick’s practical shooting techniques were taught, Taran Tactical suffered from a wildfire last week.

The storied Simi Valley facility, run by competition shooter Taran Butler, was a victim of what CalFire termed the Easy Fire, a fast-moving four-day blaze that left 1,806 acres burned and threatened the historic Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Butler, who posted the above video of the event on social media, said everyone physically made it through the fire but the facility itself is damaged. Butler said this is his seventh major fire including one in 2007 that claimed half of his house.

“One thing I can tell you if you ever deal with fire it’s never over when you think it’s over it’s literally like having Michael Myers, Jason, and Freddy Krueger, it just keeps coming back so never underestimate it,” Butler said in a post, following up with “we will rebuild and [be] back up and running soon, and God bless all the incredible firefighters that came out to save us.”

A notice on Taran Tactical’s homepage says they are in the process of recovering but are still “facing extreme technical difficulties as well.”

For a video of TTI in better times, check out the below where Guns.com visited with Taran and company in September 2018.

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