OK Firefighters Rally to Help Brother

A pancake breakfast fundraiser was held on Saturday morning by Tulsa Firefighters to help Claremore firefighter, Brandon McClain, and his family who lost everything in a house fire on Dec. 27, according to a report from KJRH NBC 2 News.

The report indicates that McClain, his wife and daughter were not home at the time of the fire.His wife, Misty and daughter, Taylor, 16, were at the hospital undergoing treatment for her Spina bifida during the incident. Taylor’s medical equipment used in treatment for her condition was destroyed in the fire and will need to be replaced. McClain was at work during the incident. He has been a firefighter in Claremore for 11 years.

IAFF Local 1077 Claremore President Casey Morrison, who helped set up a Brandon McClain Benefit Fund, was quoted in the article to say, “We are asking the public to rally behind its firefighters and assist a man that goes to work every day to protect the citizens of his community.”

IAFF Local 176 President Chad Miller said, “The past week has taken its toll on firefighters throughout the metro area. The tragedy that fellow Firefighter Brandon McClain and his family have endured is heartbreaking.”

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