Volunteer Firefighter Lt. Arlie Hill: Hero, Friend and Tissue Recipient  |  September 26, 2013

Firefighter for APVolunteer firefighter Lt. Arlie Hill demonstrated the gold standard of heroism when he rushed into a burning home in hopes of saving the life of a child last month. Hill, fondly nicknamed “Pooh”, suffered second and third degree burns covering his chest and most of the rest of his body in the incident.

Lt. Hill is currently being treated at University of Cincinnati Hospital Burn Unit with over 22 sq ft of fresh skin.

Lt. Hill’s fight for his life has now drawn thousands of people to the Facebook page Prayers for Pooh, which provides updates on Lt. Hill’s health, as well as the opportunity to contribute financially to his recovery process.

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