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Family survives devastating fire

January 19, 2003

Worth County- Nikki Coston and two of her daughters were grocery shopping when a fire broke out in the rear of her three bedroom home. Her 17 year old daughter was asleep, but made it out of the house.

Fireman say winds made the blaze hard to contain. "To extinguish it, it took seven engines, we have seven engines out here. We had mutual aid between the Marine Corps Logistics Base; they came out here also. We had approximately 25 personnel out here fighting the fire," says Worth County Fire Chief, Lyndel Ford.

Chief Ford says the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Waffle House in Tifton is collecting donations for the family. If you want to make a donation the number is 229-387-9643.

Posted at 2:45 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com

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