On August 15th, early morning Tuesday, a deadly fire erupted in an apartment complex in Overland Park, KS. Carlos was located on the second floor and he was trapped inside his apartment. Suffering from smoke inhalation and sheer panic, Carlos broke his second floor window with his bare hands and dived out to safety to escape the fire. Once emergency help arrived, Carlos was taken to the emergency room with several lacerations to his body, smoke inhalation injury, and damage to his eyes. After two hours of battling the blaze, firefighters called his apartment a total loss. Carlos lost everything in the tragic fire and is unable to work until his recovery is complete.
Most of Carlos's family lives in Mexico and they are unable to support him during this difficult time. Any amount you can help and support him in his journey to healing and rebuilding from this tragic incident is greatly appreciated.
- Ethan Owens
- Avrey Vail
Organizer and beneficiary
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