On Sat. Jan. 10, as the Sykes family’s Carthage home burned, Carthage fire chief Brian Tyner asked oldest son Jonathan what could be salvaged. A few minutes later, Tyner rushed down the steps, cords of smoke around his mask, carrying the white stuffed baby bear of 6-year-old Wesley Sykes. To help the family, an online fund has been set up at youcaring.com/SykesFireFund.
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