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Trailer fire

Friday, July 16, 2010

At about 9:20 p.m., Friday, the Brazil City Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed trailer fire at the southwest corner of Ohio and Morgan streets, Brazil. Because officials were still on the scene as of press time, details are limited, but various area volunteer fire departments assisted in putting out the fire, and the American Red Cross was notified to assist the family. Neighbors claimed to hear an explosion in the area, but no injuries were reported as of press time. Ivy Jacobs Photo.


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No one was home at the time of the fire. Thanks to all the officers who responded. The owners of the trailer are my family. They lost everything for their unborn son. he is due any day. The place was a total loss. We are just thankful that no one was at the time of the fire. A big heartfelt Thank You goes out to Officer Dave Archer for busting in the door and saving their dog. They are most greatful.

-- Posted by HisWifey09 on Sat, Jul 17, 2010, at 3:33 AM

It is sad to see when this kind of thing happens. I am glad that everyone was ok (including the family dog...they are VIP family too...I'd be lost w/out my cat) =)

Is there going to be any kind of collection (money cans @ gas stations, etc) taken up for the family?

-- Posted by JQuick on Sat, Jul 17, 2010, at 6:36 AM

JQuick - Not at this time. They are at the hospital having their baby right now. So we are trying to gather up baby clothes and clothes for them.

-- Posted by HisWifey09 on Sat, Jul 17, 2010, at 5:48 PM

We have some baby stuff left and would be willing to donate to the cause. Do you have a drop-off place?

-- Posted by brazilian on Sat, Jul 17, 2010, at 8:42 PM

does anyone know if they are having a boy or girl? me and my wife have several outfits from newborn to 16 mnths that she saved from our lil boy and are willingto help just need to no how

-- Posted by kendrasman on Sat, Jul 17, 2010, at 9:55 PM

Okay guys. Everyone is asking about drop off locations. You can contact me at 812-229-3220. They had their baby boy today actually. He weighs 7 lbs 4 oz. and is 20.5 inches long. Any questions please call me. If I don't answer just leave me a voice mail with your name and number and I will return you call. Thanks again for all the help! its means a lot to my family!

-- Posted by HisWifey09 on Sun, Jul 18, 2010, at 12:09 AM

We are going to try to set up an acct at a bank for money donations. we are going to try to raise enough money for them to rebuild fairly quickly. The address is 719 South Morgan Street. That's where anything can be dropped off at. Thanks again! Your help will be greatful to the family.

-- Posted by HisWifey09 on Sun, Jul 18, 2010, at 12:13 AM

there are now money collections cans up at local stores.

-- Posted by HisWifey09 on Tue, Jul 20, 2010, at 12:43 AM


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