Within minutes of our article about today's devestating fire on Beaver Dam Church Road being published, people began to reach out and ask how they could help the family, which according to the Sheriff's office, included two young boys.
Deputy Amanda Coniglio of the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office has started a relief effort, along with Chalybeate VFD in order to help the family, which lost everything, including Christmas presents. If you would like to donate to this fund in the form of money, gifts, or household items, please contact Deputy Coniglio through her Facebook Page by clicking here.
A statement from Chalybeate Fire Chief Daniel Johnson said,
"Okay folks, I need your help. SGFD responded with Chalybeate Fire to a structure fire in Edmonson County today. It was a total loss. Here it is just a few days from Christmas, and this family lost everything. There are 2 teenage boys, a mother, and her sister who are homeless tonight as well as having no clothing. If you would like to donate any items, please messge me, 270-943-1302 or Daniel Johnson Fire Chief. Please feel free to share. I can pick up tonight. LIterally, this family has nothing."