Family loses nearly everything in house fire

  • Emergency responders arrive at a residence on Salem Freyburg Road to find it fully engulfed in flames. Photo Courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
    Emergency responders arrive at a residence on Salem Freyburg Road to find it fully engulfed in flames. Photo Courtesy of Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
A family of four lost nearly all their belongings when the wood-framed house they rented on Salem Freyburg Road burned to the ground last Thursday night. Fred Houston and Amanda Smith, along with their children— a three-month old baby and a 6-year-old, escaped serious injury. Through the efforts of friends, they received ample donations of clothes but are still in need of groceries. Lakin Stehle…

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