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: Annual 'Menorah In The D' Event Kicks Off In Metro Detroit
“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: Porch Pirates: Tips On Keeping Packages Safe From Thieves This Holiday Season
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: Two Arrested In Connection To Senior Sexual Assault Case
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