L.A. firefighters gather for a fundraiser to help family of Las Vegas shooting victim from Corona – Orange County Register

Paul Scrivano, an owner of a sports bar in Sherman Oaks, said he couldn’t stay still when he learned that a daughter of a Los Angeles Fire Department captain was deadly injured during the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

“These guys are walking into fire for us every day,” he said. “I wanted to do something for them.”

A Saturday fundraiser drew more than 100 firefighters, family members and friends.

“We are like a family here,” said Brandon Terrazas, who attended the event at Blue Dog Beer Tavern at 4524 Saugus Ave in Sherman Oaks, with his fellow firefighters of Fire Station 88. “The whole family was affected by the tragedy.”

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Kristina Terrill Staples of Corona, the 34-year-old daughter of LAFD Capt. Greg Terrill, was at the Route 91 Harvest Festival across the street from the Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas with her husband Daniel in October when Stephen Paddock opened fire, striking Staples in the head. Staples remained in a coma for several weeks following the shooting before passing away.

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