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Carencro firefighter help

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The Carencro Fire Department has banded together to do more than battle blazes. On November, 6th, volunteer firefighter Ryan Schultz lost his wife of a year and a half due to complications from gall bladder surgery and pneumonia.
 
"Words cannot describe what someone goes through when they lose someone, especially their spouse," Schultz said.

He described his partner of nine years fondly. "She was always smiling, no matter what was going on. She would always have a smile and she would always say, ‘that's okay, I still love you."

Schultz is going through the loss alone; his two step-daughter are also missing their mother. In addition, Schultz must now find the funds to pay back a loan that was taken out to bury his beloved.

"I had to pay for her funeral costs upfront. I had to pay for the medical bills that are still coming in and the kids-food for them .I have to pay for them to eat," he explained.

Adding fuel to the fire, on November 21st, it was discovered that his eldest step-daughter has a hole in her heart and must have surgery. The Carencro Fire Department saw a need to help on of their own before things spun out of control.

Fire Chief Oren Haydel said, "We're all brothers and we all try to help each other out as best as we can and me as the chief, I'll do whatever I can to help him out and if that means posting something on Facebook and helping him out behind the scenes that's what we're going to do.""

Donation accounts have been set up for Schultz and he said he will do whatever he can to extinguish the emotional and financial flames that surrounds his family. Currently, he is awaiting a surgery date for his step-daughter.

To donate, visit any Home Bank under the "Ryan Schultz Fund" or go to www.gofundme.com/58d100

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