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Family loses home in fire



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After a fire destroyed their home, a family of six now lives out of a pair of motel rooms, meeting with insurance adjusters and fire investigators and trying to replace a lifetime of belongings.

Jerry and Rhoda Burton, their daughter Whitney Burton and Whitney’s three small children lost nearly everything they owned last week when a blaze destroyed their New Whiteland home.

But the family has gotten donations of clothing and cash to buy food and toiletries from neighbors, co-workers and even strangers.

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