• Fires prey on frail residents living on their own

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    They were asleep when the fire reached their home. Charles Rippey, 100, and his wife, Sara, 98, had been married 75 years. They died together, after a caregiver struggled to save them but couldn't get them out in time.
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  • Couple wed for 75 years dies after California wildfire consumes their home

    9 days ago - By NBC News

    World War II veteran Charles Rippey, 100, and his wife, Sara, 98, died when a wildfire swept through their Napa home.
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