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Jacksonville family loses everything in house fire

Jacksonville family loses everything in house fire
Keri Southern

POSTED: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 9:35pm

UPDATED: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 11:58pm

A Jacksonville couple and their eight children lose their house in a fire.

It happened on Corinth Road, just before nine o'clock on Thursday night.

Jacksonville Fire Officials tell KETK, no one was hurt.

The house is destroyed.


The Jacksonville High School Band parents have begun asking the community for donations of clothing, gift cards, etc. to help replace their belongings.

Here are the children's sizes of clothing/shoes:

Girl - 4 toddler clothes and 11 shoe
Girl - 8 clothes and 12-1 shoes
Boy - 10-12 clothes and 4 shoes teen-age
Girl - 6 clothes and 5-1/2 shoes teen-age
Girl - 10 clothes and 7-1/2 shoes ladies size six panties and 34b and 36c bras.
Boys 10-12 underwear
Girls size 8 underwear
All are in school except for the size 4 girl.

Marilyn Bolton is coordinating with the band parents and students for donations and items can also be delivered to 1001 Bonner St. in Jacksonville.
One of JHS counselor's Mrs. Pierce is also collecting donated items.
Thank you for your help.

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The Clothes Closet downtown is also a gathering place for donated items. Thank you in advance for your assistance!

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