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Who would loot a burnt home?

To the editor:

Everyone has sad stories in their life. No matter what the incident, we all have to keep our chin up.

The part that really has put the front on the cake is one July 27, 2013, our 1989 Mustang and home went up in flames. Rena, myself and our two dachshunds got out safe, but also were left homeless.

It seems strange that after our loss, people thought they could just come into a charred house and go through it and clean it out. Why in the world would anyone want to loot a burnt house is beyond us.

We feel the people who do things like this have no respect for anyone or the things that we lost. What has happened to the caring and respect people used to have for each other?

But in all saddness of this story, there also is happy news. There are wonderful people in the community who have helped us. We have two wonderful landlords and very quick and helpful police and fire departments.

Right now, we have T.J. Dykstra, our insurance man, and First Call Recovery at our place.

We give these people an A-plus.

One word of advice to all. Potential dangers of going in a house in that shape is unreal. We know, we have had to be in it.

Linda Roovaart

Rena Miller

Elvis & K.C.

(their dachshunds)



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