CLINTON, Mo. — The Clinton Fire Department in Missouri announced a victim of a structure fire on August 8 passed away on Wednesday, August 12.
The Facebook post from the Fire Department says Michael Sites was surrounded by family when he died.
Fire crews say Sites was found by a search and rescue team inside the burning home under “zero visibility conditions.” Though Sites was unresponsive, he was still breathing and had a pulse.
He was treated for his most life-threatening wounds on site and taken to an urgent care facility in Kansas City. The Fire Department says Sites had “severe burns to a majority of his body.