Video: Firefighters help West widow finish remodel

"He'd be happy about it, that they're out here helping me," Becky Calvin said


NBC DFW

WEST, Texas — Firefighters from different departments are helping a young widow finish the remodeling her late husband started, just one week before the anniversary of his death in the West Fertilizer Plant explosion.

For months, firefighters have helped finish a project that 37-year-old Perry Calvin could not. Calvin, a Navarro Mills volunteer firefighter, was one of 14 people killed in the fertilizer plant explosion on April 17, 2013.

“When somebody needs some help, it's time to step up, and that is what all of these people are here volunteering their time to do,” said Les Pratt, a firefighter and paramedic in Irving.

Full story: Firefighters Step Up to Help One of Their Own

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