The McDermotts lost their Arnold home and everything in it to fire on Feb. 19. Go to the Facebook page to see how you can help.
The McDermott’s home, in Pomme Meadows in Arnold, was totally destroyed by fire on Feb. 19. All the McDermotts collected something, according to Fox2now, and now it's all gone. Daughter, Brittney McDermott was the first to smell smoke, and she was the one to wake the family to allow them all to escape. The father, Patrick, was hospitalized for burns and smoke inhalation. He was released on Wednesday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Friends of the McDermotts organized a donation drive to help them get back on their feet, and on Sunday, clothes, blankets and furniture was dropped off at two firehouses: Firehouse #5 at 3749 Telegraph Road and Firehouse #1 at 1533 Jeffco Boulevard. A Facebook page has been set up to …
Arnold Fire Leaves Family Homeless
- POLICE & FIRE
- On Fox 2now
Monday, February 20, 2012
The fire occurred last week on the 2200 block of Piper Drive, no serious injuries were reported.
Ron Harder, spokesperson for the Rock Community Fire Protection District, said a fire last week in Arnold was started by the “accidental use of a candle.” Firefighters responded to the scene of the fire at approximately 6 p.m. on Nov. 23 in the 2200 Block of Piper Drive. Harder said a couple who lived in the house escaped the fire safely. The woman was taken to the hospital for chest pains, Arnold Police Major Nick McBroom said. Harder said the pains were “stress-related” as a result of the fire. Both McBroom and Harder indicated no serious injuries were sustained by either. Harder said it took approximately 20 minutes for firefighters to put out the flames, which heavily damaged the living room of the one-story house, he said. Harder said…