Two veteran firefighters in Roswell, New Mexico FAO Jeff Stroble 46, and FF/Paramedic Hoby Bonham 36, were critically injured on June 5th, 2019.
The injuries were the result of an explosion that occurred while a group of 12 Roswell firefighters were preparing for the City of Roswell's upcoming 4th of July firework display.
Both men were flown to Lubbock, Texas and have been admitted to the Specialized Burn Unit at University Medical Center following the incident.  FF/Paramedic Bonham has burns over 25-30% of his body that are primarily 2nd and 3rd degree.  FAO Stroble has 2nd and 3rd degree burns over nearly 90% of his body.  They are both improving daily and FAO Stroble is defying the odds that doctors had previously given him. 
Both firemen have served their community for nearly 2 decades.  FAO Stroble, a Fire Apparatus Operator with 17 years of service with RFD, and FF/Paramedic Bonham, a Firefighter with 18 years of service with RFD. 
This fundraiser was created in effort to ease some of the burden these families have already faced and will further endure down the very long road ahead.
Both firemen have children and wives who have not left their sides since the incident occurred.
These firemen have put it all on the line for the community, time and time again over the years.  This is our chance to show our appreciation.
 If you are not able to help out with monetary donation, we ask that you please keep our brothers in your thoughts and prayers and share this link.
Many heartfelt thanks from the families and friends of these two men!

  • Lydia Fernandes 
    • $25 
    • 28 mos
  • Joshua Geeslin 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Brent Crabtree 
    • $100 
    • 30 mos
  • Denise Menagh 
    • $20 
    • 30 mos
  • Rev. Charlie Martinez (St. Peter Church) 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
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Jason Evans 
Roswell, NM
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