On Wednesday, January 19, at approximately 9:45 in the evening, I heard a knock on our condo door. I assumed it was a neighbor because no one gets in our building without a resident permission. My husband answered the door as I was on the phone talking with our son from Victoria, BC. Two members of the Calgary Police Service were at our door. They asked for me. So, I ended the call with my son. The police officers asked if they could come in and sit down to talk with me. They confirmed who I was and then asked if I had a brother Tom. I instinctively knew something was wrong. And then they proceeded to share the devastating news of the fire at Tom’s home in Spirit River.

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