Firefighter Lt. T.C. Capps is one of the true heroes of Cherokee County and certainly our hero. I want to thank him for being the fine human being that he is.
When you see him coming you will not only see a firefighter, but rather a firefighter with a heart. When he bought the house next door with his sweet wife Heather, we soon knew we had gotten a good neighbor.
As the years went by, my husband’s health deteriorated. At first he had severe vertigo and would just hit the floor sometimes. I would immediately call the fireman next door, and he would respond immediately night or day in all kinds of weather.
He never took the time to think about it, and was there so quickly that I think he must have kept his bag beside his front door.
T.C. would take my husband’s vital signs, and we would call 911 or not. Later my husband was diagnosed with lung cancer, and we had the comfort of knowing that T.C. was just a phone call away if we needed him. My husband loved T.C. dearly.
My husband has passed on now. When all the people food, cards, flowers and phone calls stopped, the fireman next door kept on giving. He takes care of my yard, cleans my gutters, bought and installed a peep hole in my door and on and on.
Believe me when I say that he does it out of the kindness of his heart, because there is no money in my budget for him. I’ve never asked him for any help with all these things, but he has taken care of all of them.
We, Cherokee County and I, are so blessed to have Lt. T.C. Capps.