September 27, 2023

Student Critically Injured in House Fire

The CSU family would like to express its sincere prayers and well-wishes to student and Fresno (Calif.) Fire Department Capt. Peter Dern. He was recently critically injured while venting a roof on a two-story house fire.

Dern was rescued within minutes, however, he sustained second and third degree burns to more than 60 percent of his body. He is currently in critical but stable condition following surgery. We wish him a full and healthy recovery and ask all to keep Dern and his family in your prayers and thoughts.