Fallen Medford firefighter’s neighbor creates GoFundMe

MEDFORD, Ore. – The neighbor of a Medford wildland firefighter is raising money for the family. The fallen firefighter was battling the Gales Fire in Lane County before he made the ultimate sacrifice.

Neighbor, Arnold Sicairos is mourning the loss of Frumencio Ruiz Carapia. Sicarios said Carapia was the first person to greet him when he moved into the neighborhood. Evening lending him tools when he was still awaiting for his household goods to arrive. Sicarios said the 20-year firefighter was a father of four and even had a grandkid.

“If you can’t donate share it, if you can’t share it again just send a prayer their way. This might not be too common, but when it does happen it’s devastating.”

Click HERE to donate to the GoFundMe.

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