House Fire in Central Last Thursday: Details & How You Can Help

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Submitted by Captain Glover from the Central Fire Department

Date:   7-21-2011
Type of Call:     House Fire
Address:   11126 Creighton   Central, La
Time of Call:    0901
Under Control:    0927
Structure Occupied During Emergency:           no
Estimated Dollar Loss  :             $100,000
Injuries to Civilians:            no
Injuries to Firefighters:     no
Other Agencies Assisting:  Red Cross called to help the displaced family.

Other Information:       The fire started in the living room area. It was contained to that area by first arriving fire crews. The rest of the home has smoke and heat damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

From the Central Community Assistance Foundation:
Thursday morning a fire in Northwoods left two Ccss students and their family without anything. On Monday (today) at Central Intermediate gym from 8 until 3:30, we will collect items and any monetary donations for this family.
The known sizes are as follows
4 year old male, size 4-5 T. Loves stuffed toys
7 year old male, size 10
10 Year old female , size 10/12
Mom size 6/7
Dad size 6X
The Central Community Assistance Foundation does not have storage for large items such as furniture, therefore these items will need to be accepted by the family and not dropped off. The family will be available around 4 pm on Monday if you would like to help with big items.
Regular clothes, shoes that fit the age, food, personal items for grooming, household items, gift cards or cash are needed.


1 Comment

  1. resident

    July 26, 2011 at 9:52 am

    Where can we drop off donations for this family as of today? I have girl clothes in the size needed. I may even have some school uniforms, will have to check and see.

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