Members of the Roy Fire Department and the Roy Police Department surprised a young boy with donations and gifts on Thursday, April 6, 2017. A fire damaged his parent's home and destroyed his birthday gifts earlier in the week on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
Secondary BZ 040617 Roy Fire Gift 03-2Roy City Police Officer Mike Howard hugs brothers Tyten, left, and Knixus Sparks on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at their fire damaged home. The Roy City Police and Fire Departments collected donations for Tyten after he helped save his family in a fire on his 10th birthday.
Lead BZ 040617 Roy Fire Gift 01Tyten Sparks, 10, and his grandmother, Kim Ward, look at a jar full of donations that Sparks received from the Roy City Fire Department on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Sparks noticed a fire in his family's garage two days earlier and was able to get his mother and brother out safely. The fire was on Sparks's birthday and the fire department and Roy City Police collected money to replace his destroyed gifts and savings.
Secondary BZ 040617 Roy Fire Gift 02-1Tyten Sparks, 10, and his mother, Jacque Sparks, receive donation jars from the Roy City Police and Fire Departments on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The two departments collected a couple hundred dollars to give to Tyten and his younger brother.