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Video: Chill Bro At Scene Of Wildfire Asks Out Reporter On Live TV

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A shirtless dude whose home is threatened by a raging wildfire just asked out a KTLA reporter on live TV. It's pretty much the most stereotypically Southern Californian news scene we can imagine, short of an in-depth segment on light rain.

The clip takes places in Rancho Cucamonga—a prototypically Angeleno name even if it is 40 miles east—in a neighborhood threatened by what's being called the Etiwanda Fire. A bro appears on the scene, and you know he's a bro because he has not had time to put on a shirt but he has had time to put on a cap. The small dog he carries with him is a nice touch, letting us know that he is a bro with a softer side.

The only thing that seems to shock this bro in this clip is the fact that this reporter he has stumbled upon appears to be attractive. When he recognizes this, he asks her out suddenly and with great force: "Wow, you're super pretty, do you want to go on a date sometime?"

Reporter Courtney Friel doesn't miss a beat and reminds him, "We're on the air live now on KTLA, actually."

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The bro continues to go back to being super chill while his world is literally going up in flames. He says that yes, he does live in this stucco-filled neighborhood covered in a thick layer of smoke. Friel asks the bro what he thinks of the fire, and he offers up the chillest answer imaginable: "It's pretty cool."

Perhaps the smoke from the Etiwanda Fire isn't the only thing he's been inhaling, and that's okay. We all have different ways of coping. Wildfires affect all of us, even chill bros in Rancho Cucamonga who need a date. We're praying for you, bro.