Sara Thomas, 41-year-old CAL FIRE Riverside County firefighter passed away on January 31, 2017. She passed away at her Desert Hot Springs home surrounded by her loving family. Her husband Isaac and twin daughters Olivia and Mirna (7-years-old) were with her when she passed.
Sara was diagnosed with stage four terminal cancer in December of 2015 and, according to friends, was "an amazing warrior, fighting to the very end."
Throughout her 16-year career with CAL FIRE, Sara made deep friendships with her fellow firefighters. Her last assignment was at Fire Station 80 in North Indio.
Fire Family Foundation is accepting funds in Sara's honor and will continue to support Mira and Olivia's future educational needs and expenses.
Charitable hand of Firefighters First Credit Union