The impact of the wild fires in East Texas are taking their toll on many of the area’s brave volunteer fire fighters.  Many of these selfless volunteers use their vacation time to supplement their income while they are out fighting fires.  We have video explaining the situation after the jump.

KLTV reported

Josh Rarrick is a truck driver and former firefighter who took time off work to help fight a massive grass fire in Diana. But, that decision got him in trouble and ultimately cost him his job.