Kyle is a member of the Volunteer Fire Company of Western and received the call that his house was on fire and fully involved. Now he needs our help Central New York.

No one was injured in a house fire on Tuesday August 24th 2021, but the home of a local volunteer firefighter was a total loss. According to the Rome Sentinel, Western firefighter Kyle Weismuller lived at the residence, and luckily he was not injured. Unfortunately, the fire did kill two of his pet dogs.

The residence is a total loss. The chief said some contents were spared in the basement. Weismuller is being assisted by the American Red Cross."

Paul Mierek, whose son-in-law to Kyle, has launched a GoFundMe to help get Kyle back on his feet:

Hello! My father in law just lost his house and two beloved dogs in a terrible fire that occurred at his home while he was at work. This is to go towards helping him get back on his feet. Kyle is a member of the Volunteer Fire Company of Western and received the call that his house was on fire and fully involved. Kyle was left with nothing and the house and belongings were a total loss. If you can give anything to help whatever you could give would be greatly appreciated. Thank everyone so much for your continued support and generosity during this trying time."

The goal has been set for $10,000. At the time of this article being published, over $2,300 has been raised. You can learn how to donate online here.

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