Fresno Fire Captain Critically Burned in House Fire Sunday

pete_dern_fresnoFDOn Sunday, March 29th, 25 year veteran Fresno (CA) Fire Department Fire Captain, Pete Dern was rescued by fellow firefighters after falling through a burning roof at the scene of a house fire. Fire Captain Pete Dern was transported to the hospital in critical condition after suffering second and third degree burns on at least 65 percent of his body.

Please keep Pete, his family, and the rest of the Fresno Fire Department family in your thoughts and prayers. donation site has been set up to assist with medical expenses for Pete. Link here:…/fire-captain-pete-dern-an…/330134

"Pete is currently in the Burn unit at Community hospital with a very long road ahead of him. Pete's wife, daughter, mother, sisters and family, alongside of his fire family are with him. Pete is a well respected Captain as well as a loved friend . His recovery will be long and will need Kelly and his daughter as much as possible. Our hearts are broken and helping Kelly to stay at his side is most important."

Please keep in mind that this is the ONLY official donation site according to the Fresno Firefighters Association.

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