CoverGirl hailed as hero for her actions during Wine Country fires

PETALUMA, Calif. (KGO) -- It was supposed to be the most exciting week in Shelina Moreda's life.

And it was, but just not how she expected.

Moreda is a professional motorcycle racer from Petaluma. She is also a CoverGirl who was about to be featured in a new ad campaign.

But then the North Bay wildfires started.

What she did after that has many calling her a hero.

Watch Moreda's story in the player above.

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