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Burn Stories

Nov 14, 2019

Shannon and Amanda Collins

The day after Christmas, December 26, 2006, Shannon and Amanda, along with 11 of their family members, were gathered for the holidays at their grandparents’ …

Nov 14, 2019

Tina Martinez

Tina “Skittles” Martinez was only 15 months old in 1982 when she was in a house fire started by a faulty electrical outlet. It quickly …

Nov 14, 2019

Tiffane Wheeler

Tiffane “LaLa” Wheeler, was just 4 years old in 1981 when she was burned in a house fire started by flammable liquids used to clean …

Nov 14, 2019

Robert Strawder

I am grateful to be alive. "I am grateful to have support. I'm angry that it happened. I'm sad at the things lost. I'm happy ...

Nov 14, 2019

Megan McKeon

"Can you teach me how to skip?" asked 3-year old Megan. "Oh Meg, you have one leg. You can't skip with one leg," replied her ...

Nov 14, 2019

Erika Mendoza

Erika Mendoza was only four years old as she sat in her aunt’s car with three of her cousins. Her aunt parked the car in ...