The St. Charles County Association of Code Officials (SCCACO) had Mark Esker with the Burns Recovered group speak at their meeting on October 2, 2019 at the St. Peters City Hall. Mark is a burn survivor. At the age of 18 he was burned over 70% of his body. He said the fire sprinkler system saved his life. Mark spoke about the recovery process. He said there was both physical and mental recovery. Today he has a masters degree, is married and has three children. He works with the Burns Recovered group here in St. Louis.