House fire leaves 13 people homeless

POSTED: Monday, November 1, 2010 - 1:34pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:53am

WACO -- A fire Friday afternoon on N. 18th St.  left 13 people without a home. The fire burnt one room and damaged the rest of the house with smoke, leaving five adults and eight children homeless.

The Heart of Texas Chapter of the Red Cross has stepped in the help the family with some immediate needs and a hotel room. "My case worker says that they pretty much lost everything in the fire, and, of course, there were 13 people in a three bedroom house so you can imagine that any kind of fire is going to effect them pretty significantly," says Red Cross Emergency Services Director,J.P. DeMeritt.

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