CHELSEA, Mich. (CBS Detroit/AP) — A mother of four was severely burned while rescuing her children from a fire at their home, authorities said.
Firefighters said that on Tuesday, Oct. 26, Mikala Vish went back into her Chelsea home to save the children.READ MORE: 133,000 People Remain Under Boil Water Advisory In Michigan, Could Take Weeks Before Water Is Safe To Drink
“The most heroic thing I’ve ever seen,” Lt. Derek Klink told WDIV-TV.” Mikala deserves all of the credit.”
Vish is in a hospital with burns on more than 60% of her body and has a “very long road ahead of her,” the fire department said on Facebook.READ MORE: Salvation Army Collecting Supplies For Back To School Drive
Her 6-year-old son also was badly burned.
“The family has lost everything in the fire and is desperate need of help,” the fire department said.
A GoFundMe page has raised more than $73,000 to help the family as of Friday morning.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police Searching For Multiple Carjacking Suspects
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