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Old 04-11-2013, 03:18 AM   #1051
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Where should I start? Tuesday morning around 4ish Kacy came upstairs yelling at us that the garage was on fire. Loren had smelled smoke and investigated by the garage door. He heard crackling. Ran to the kitchen got my fire extinguisher and tried to put the fire out. Because of that we were able to get out from upstairs. Kacy went first then myself then Scotty. By the time I was going down the stairs it was filled with white smoke. As Scotty came out the door the white smoke was a fireball shooting up the stairs.

Loren got my mom, Kody and the two dogs out the backdoor. Scotty had to kick the fence in to get them out. The fire was so intense by the time the fire department got there that they evacuated 3 houses all directions around our house. Here we stood watching our house burn down. I was in a big tshirt nightgown and being filmed be news crews.

I will add more later because it is too much right now.
Oh my gosh this is terrible! At least everyone is safe right? Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. Is the house a total loss. I am in tears for you this is devastating.
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Where should I start? Tuesday morning around 4ish Kacy came upstairs yelling at us that the garage was on fire. Loren had smelled smoke and investigated by the garage door. He heard crackling. Ran to the kitchen got my fire extinguisher and tried to put the fire out. Because of that we were able to get out from upstairs. Kacy went first then myself then Scotty. By the time I was going down the stairs it was filled with white smoke. As Scotty came out the door the white smoke was a fireball shooting up the stairs.

Loren got my mom, Kody and the two dogs out the backdoor. Scotty had to kick the fence in to get them out. The fire was so intense by the time the fire department got there that they evacuated 3 houses all directions around our house. Here we stood watching our house burn down. I was in a big tshirt nightgown and being filmed be news crews.

I will add more later because it is too much right now.
Michele, I am so very sorry and sad for you guys but so glad everyone, including the fur babies, are safe. What a terrifying experience that must have been. You're all in my thoughts and please reach out if you need anything.

Loren is so brave, you all are.

I hope insurance doesn't give you grief and steps in to help. Is there a fund somewhere for donations? Has the Red cross stepped in? There are so many resources but I'd be in a total state of shock and wouldn't know where to begin. I'll check your Facebook for any help from your community.

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Old 04-11-2013, 01:07 PM   #1053
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Michele, I am so very sorry and sad for you guys but so glad everyone, including the fur babies, are safe. What a terrifying experience that must have been. You're all in my thoughts and please reach out if you need anything.

Loren is so brave, you all are.

I hope insurance doesn't give you grief and steps in to help. Is there a fund somewhere for donations? Has the Red cross stepped in? There are so many resources but I'd be in a total state of shock and wouldn't know where to begin. I'll check your Facebook for any help from your community.

I told Fran about this and she had a plan. Heck she was ready to set up a PayPal account for people to start making donations. Michele tells me she has a PayPal account already so maybe we can get that set up for donations.
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I told Fran about this and she had a plan. Heck she was ready to set up a PayPal account for people to start making donations. Michele tells me she has a PayPal account already so maybe we can get that set up for donations.

Excellent! You two are awesome!

Michele FBd me this morning. I think she's trying to get a new laptop, hers melted and then she'll let us know. I just feel sick for her and her family. I hope her insurance is stepping in. So tragic.
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Where should I start? Tuesday morning around 4ish Kacy came upstairs yelling at us that the garage was on fire. Loren had smelled smoke and investigated by the garage door. He heard crackling. Ran to the kitchen got my fire extinguisher and tried to put the fire out. Because of that we were able to get out from upstairs. Kacy went first then myself then Scotty. By the time I was going down the stairs it was filled with white smoke. As Scotty came out the door the white smoke was a fireball shooting up the stairs.

Loren got my mom, Kody and the two dogs out the backdoor. Scotty had to kick the fence in to get them out. The fire was so intense by the time the fire department got there that they evacuated 3 houses all directions around our house. Here we stood watching our house burn down. I was in a big tshirt nightgown and being filmed be news crews.

I will add more later because it is too much right now.
My thoughts are with you. How scary, but what a relief that your family is OK. Please keep us updated, when you can. It's crazy how quickly ones life can change...
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Where should I start? Tuesday morning around 4ish Kacy came upstairs yelling at us that the garage was on fire. Loren had smelled smoke and investigated by the garage door. He heard crackling. Ran to the kitchen got my fire extinguisher and tried to put the fire out. Because of that we were able to get out from upstairs. Kacy went first then myself then Scotty. By the time I was going down the stairs it was filled with white smoke. As Scotty came out the door the white smoke was a fireball shooting up the stairs.

Loren got my mom, Kody and the two dogs out the backdoor. Scotty had to kick the fence in to get them out. The fire was so intense by the time the fire department got there that they evacuated 3 houses all directions around our house. Here we stood watching our house burn down. I was in a big tshirt nightgown and being filmed be news crews.

I will add more later because it is too much right now.
Sending prayers to you and your family. I'm so sorry.

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Old 04-12-2013, 12:31 AM   #1057
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This is the third time I tried t post here. I tried to quote everyone and I lost it.



Thank you everyone. I am heart warmed by the out pouring of love. I appreciate it more than you know.


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Old 04-12-2013, 01:13 AM   #1058
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Excellent! You two are awesome!

Michele FBd me this morning. I think she's trying to get a new laptop, hers melted and then she'll let us know. I just feel sick for her and her family. I hope her insurance is stepping in. So tragic.
We're working on a PP thing. The DIS does not take kindly to paid stuff and solicitations so we will not be able to post anything here.
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Where should I start? Tuesday morning around 4ish Kacy came upstairs yelling at us that the garage was on fire. Loren had smelled smoke and investigated by the garage door. He heard crackling. Ran to the kitchen got my fire extinguisher and tried to put the fire out. Because of that we were able to get out from upstairs. Kacy went first then myself then Scotty. By the time I was going down the stairs it was filled with white smoke. As Scotty came out the door the white smoke was a fireball shooting up the stairs.

Loren got my mom, Kody and the two dogs out the backdoor. Scotty had to kick the fence in to get them out. The fire was so intense by the time the fire department got there that they evacuated 3 houses all directions around our house. Here we stood watching our house burn down. I was in a big tshirt nightgown and being filmed be news crews.

I will add more later because it is too much right now.
OMG, my garage caught fire on Easter Sunday. We got the fire out but flames were 5 ft high at the time and in a matter of minutes, this could have been us! My BF's name is Loren. He got the fire out. Instead of no house, we have ServPro. Tomorrow they come to seal and re-paint the garage and Monday, all of our fully clean, salvagable items come back. I feel so blessed we didn't lose the house (tuck-under garage). My heart goes out to you. Keep us updated on what we can do.
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I told Fran about this and she had a plan. Heck she was ready to set up a PayPal account for people to start making donations. Michele tells me she has a PayPal account already so maybe we can get that set up for donations.
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OMG, my garage caught fire on Easter Sunday. We got the fire out but flames were 5 ft high at the time and in a matter of minutes, this could have been us! My BF's name is Loren. He got the fire out. Instead of no house, we have ServPro. Tomorrow they come to seal and re-paint the garage and Monday, all of our fully clean, salvagable items come back. I feel so blessed we didn't lose the house (tuck-under garage). My heart goes out to you. Keep us updated on what we can do.

My son Loren says to tell your BF that they should both now share the nickname Danger. Wow what close stories.


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OMG, my garage caught fire on Easter Sunday. We got the fire out but flames were 5 ft high at the time and in a matter of minutes, this could have been us! My BF's name is Loren. He got the fire out. Instead of no house, we have ServPro. Tomorrow they come to seal and re-paint the garage and Monday, all of our fully clean, salvagable items come back. I feel so blessed we didn't lose the house (tuck-under garage). My heart goes out to you. Keep us updated on what we can do.


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I will link you, not here , to whatever they figure out.


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Jenny, I am averaging about four hours a night. I need a night where I can go to sleep not having to worry about getting up in the morning. I lay there thinking and I can't sleep until I pass out from exhaustion. I then wake up at about the time of the fire. I need to get passed that.

They are going to start cleaning the house out to see if there is anything that they can salvage. The jerk face that looted our house went to the local Gamestop and sold the games that Scotty and I play. How big a jerk can someone be? I got a hold of the local PD and Officer Andres is on the job. She also is making it well known where she has gone that everyone knows what a hero Loren is.
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Jenny, I am averaging about four hours a night. I need a night where I can go to sleep not having to worry about getting up in the morning. I lay there thinking and I can't sleep until I pass out from exhaustion. I then wake up at about the time of the fire. I need to get passed that.

They are going to start cleaning the house out to see if there is anything that they can salvage. The jerk face that looted our house went to the local Gamestop and sold the games that Scotty and I play. How big a jerk can someone be? I got a hold of the local PD and Officer Andres is on the job. She also is making it well known where she has gone that everyone knows what a hero Loren is.
Sorry it took me so long to check back, we're at a dance competition for Chloe all weekend. I hope you slept better last night. I can only imagine the anxiety.

I didn't realize you'd been looted! What kind of horrible person does that? I'm so sorry. That is truly so disheartening. I hope they catch them.

I hope the salvage today proves fruitful. I'm glad Loren is getting credit he deserves!





I thought is share a couple pics of sweet Chloe and her dance team. Last night was her solo. Today is their team dance. These are all from last night except the last one. The one with them in the red is from this morning.













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