Plum Loco Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Grateful for the firefighters’ extreme efforts to save her house, she was devastated at the loss of the tree. She had nurtured and loved it since it was a sapling and it had grown into a beautiful twelve foot tree that was a haven for butterflies and hummingbirds. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.