Loving Father Burned in Explosion

At approximately 5pm on Friday, December 1st 2017, My loving father, Dan Curtis, was caught on fire and severely burned due to an incident involving gasoline. Due to the intensity of the burns our local Hospital sent him via Helivac to Barnabas in North Jersey, where he could receive the best care for his 2nd & 3rd degree burns.  For the only five minutes I was able to see him before he took off in the helicopter, we learned that the burns are located on both hands, legs and feet. The excruciating burns are on both hands all fingers, calves and inner thighs, the knees being the worse and his foot being too close of expose to his tenant. My dad is looking at multiple surgeries for skin graphing and lots of therapy including learning how to stand again, not to mention too long away from home, hospital stay.
Unfortunately, this tragedy happened during the most struggling time of year, with a slow and unsteady income, meanwhile when my father has had a lapse in Health Insurance. My dad is looking at a transport bill of approx 30k as well as Hospital & rehab stays now & in the future. We have been told that Medical & treatment bills could total well over 125k in a years time.  Not to mention that since my father can not physically move there he may be in danger of losing our home &/ or belongings.  We're trying to convince him to concentrate on his health during this time of painful surgeries and treatments and not to worry about the medical bills as well as the daily/monthly bills at home we all have to endure.
My father works so hard to take care of us, from the ground up. My sister was born at 1lb 11oz & has survived over 23 surgeries. My mother stays home with her to give her the care & love she needs. My father works very hard to provide for his family and now that's cut very short due to this horrible accident.
I'm asking friends, family & loved ones to please help my father, Dan Curtis. There is no amount that is too small that can help us. I will, of course, keep updating this page as he progresses and the medical bills start coming in. Thank you all from the bottom of our hearts!! And please help us share our campaign



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Nicole Curtis 
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Manchester Township, NJ
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