Moving Forward Among the Ashes Branson Fairbrother embraces his friend Adrian Perez outside Fairbrother's home in San Marcos, Tex., July 25, 2018. The pair has been through a lot and Perez has been helping Fairbrother a lot after a fire destroyed Fairbrother's Iconic Village apartment. The view of the pool with the charred remains of building 500 behind it at Iconic Village in San Marcos, Tex., July 25, 2018. The blaze claimed the lives of five people and displaced around 200 people who couldn't return to their apartment after the fire. Branson Fairbrother pauses to collect himself after dropping off donations in San Marcos, Tex., July 25, 2018. Fairbrother and his roomates had just signed a lease on a house across the street from Iconic Village earlier in the week from the fire that destroyed the building they were living in. After the fire their new house became a donation center and people would drop of donations and the group would then disperse whatever they didn't need. Beth Conboy manuevers her wheelchair in the living room of her dad's home in Wimberley, Tex., July 27, 2018. Conboy fractured her vertabrae and broke her ankle jumping out of her second story apartment when she escaped the fire that broke out in Iconic Village July 20. Conboy had planned to leave Texas to moved to Boston to study music and now her plans have been pushed back. In the midst of unpacking Alissa Guerrero hugs her boyfriend Branson Fairbrother as they work to unpack his new home in San Marcos, Tex., July 25, 2018. The night of the deadly Iconic Village fire, Fairbrother stayed at Guerrero's place and recieved a phone call that his apartment building was on fire. The pair rushed to the apartment complex and watched Fairbrother's apartment go up in flames. Jordan Clough grins as she loads her paintings into a U-Hual to move to Houtson from San Marcos, Tex., the next day July 26, 2018. Clough lives across from the now destroyed 500 building of Iconic Village and according to her, was one of the first to call 911 when a fire broke out July 20. Clough is an artist and a recent graduate of Texas State University and is moving to Houston to persue art. Carrying various household items, friends help Jordan Clough, bottom, move out of her Iconic Village in San Marcos, Tex., July 26, 2018. Jordan Clough looks her brother Garrison Clough as they look at th carnage of the fire at Iconic Village aprtment in San Marcos, Tex., July 26, 2018. Clough lives across from the now destroyed 500 building of Iconic Village and according to her, was one of the first to call 911 when a fire broke out July 20. The fire has left Clough and those affected shell shocked as they pick of the pieces to move on.