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Fire Strikes Family of 23

By: Brooke Thacker Email
By: Brooke Thacker Email

It wasn't the house that burned to the ground, but an outside utility building. So what, right? This building was an essential part of the Smith's family daily routine. Now they are rebuilding, luckily they have a few extra hands to help.

The utility building housed two washing machines, three clothes dryers, two deep freeze chests and an extra refrigerator. You may be wondering "what's with all the extra appliances?" The mother, Rita Smith, says the answer is simple "With 23 people in the home we have tons of laundry; it would just mount up overnight. We needed all those washers and driers to keep things running."

Click on the video link to learn more about the Smiths.


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