Eclectic Family Loses Everything In Fire, Needs Help
From Elmore County-- a family is left with nothing after their house is engulfed in flames -- and while they don't know the exact cause of the fire, fire marshalls are using an arson dog to investigate.
Fire Marshals tell us the dog was there to help find where and how the fire started because they're saying arson is not being ruled out of this fire -- one that's left a family in Eclectic without a home.
An arson dog sniffs the scene of what used to be Vanessa Freeman's home, which is now left in ruins after flames as high as 30 feet engulffed it. And it's left nothing salvagable -- everything from clothes to furniture -- now turned into ash.
She says she woke up in the middle of the night and noticed smoke on her floor...
Freeman says she hopes arson was not the cause, but she wonders what would have happened if she didn't wake up.
Fire marshalls are interviewing neighbors in hope of getting leads about what exactly happened. Alabama News Network will bring you more information once the investigation is complete.
Freeman tells us they did not have insurance and they were left with nothing except the clothes on their backs.
The following our sizes if you'd like to donate:
12 year old girl: Pants size: 8-9; Shirts/Jackets: Medium; Shoe Size: 8-9.
10 year old boy: Pants size: 12; Shirts/Jackets: Adult Small; Shoe Size: 8.
Any adult female or male clothing will also be collected.
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