The out-of-control wildfire has affected three of his pizzerias that are under mandatory evacuation, in Malibu and Thousand Oaks. D’Amore opted to stay put at one of his Malibu locations and feed firefighters and law enforcement officers containing the fire, for free.
The project provided a great opportunity for students to work with local law enforcement.
"I wish to extend condolences to officer Toney's family and the G.C.S.O. (Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office) as a whole," it reads. "This was a tragic incident that never should have occurred. And though law enforcement and criminals may be considered opposites, the intrinsic value of a human life transcends those boundaries by far."
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