today started out beautifully as have most all of the days of my retirement for the last three years. the weather outside was chilly 40s but my woodstove carefully in stalled in my family room kept the inside a cozy warm 80F as it had for the pastyear. i got kindling wood and put it in and shut the door. i went back outside for more. during my less than one minute absence the fire had flashed within the stove blowing the door open on the stove. smoke was pouring out the door and flames were to the ceiling,
i thought get the hose, but no time to. my cellphone, wallet, and keys were in the house. no going back in there.
ran out to the front and a neighborwas there and had his cellphone. he called 911 the fire department was there as quick as they could. by the time the house was totally engulfed. it was a total loss.
i dont know what to do.
i owned the house outright and had dropped all insurance because i couldnt afford it having only social security as my income.
i lost every thing. i do have my car. i don't know what i even need at this point. i will update as my mind clears.
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