Back from the ashes: One man is home for Halloween
Josh Kucala stands next to one of his Halloween decorations in front of his home in Suisun City, Thursday. Kucala's house caught fire last year but his Halloween decorations survived and are back up again this month. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
SUISUN CITY — The number 13 had always been good to Josh Kucala. He was born on a Friday the 13th, in the month of October.
He was a fan of horror movies, such as “Friday the 13th,” and he’d been growing his collection of Halloween decorations for about 13 years.
That all changed on Aug. 18, 2013.
Kucala’s home was gutted by a fire. Most of his Halloween figures were stashed in the left side of the garage and survived with smoke damage. Continue Reading