In 2015, a garage roof in Fresno, Calif., collapsed under Capt. Pete Dern, plunging him into an inferno. Five years earlier, his department had helped investigate a similar incident in Modesto, Calif. Dern survived the blaze but is still recovering from severe burns.
In 2015, a garage roof in Fresno, Calif., collapsed under Capt. Pete Dern, plunging him into an inferno. Five years earlier, his department had helped investigate a similar incident in Modesto, Calif. Dern survived the blaze but is still recovering from severe burns. Boise
In 2015, a garage roof in Fresno, Calif., collapsed under Capt. Pete Dern, plunging him into an inferno. Five years earlier, his department had helped investigate a similar incident in Modesto, Calif. Dern survived the blaze but is still recovering from severe burns. Boise

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