Gretchen Suk- Fire Relief Fund


Hello there. My name is Gretchen Suk. Last Monday night 12/14/20 I was cooking dinner for my birthday that night, when all of the sudden the pot I was using made a huge popping noise. Within seconds my kitchen was in flames. My roommate and I struggled to put out the fire but couldn't because the flames had become dangerous. At that pointed we decided it was safest to evacuate.  I was, however, able to grab one of my cats before running out of my apartment. My other cat was still trapped inside and traumatized. I really thought I was going to lose her.  After 20 minutes of waiting outside in the cold the fire was put out.  That night we learned our place was inhabitable.  

I started this page to help raise money for damages(10,000 worth of damage) and replace my belongings that I have lost. Most of my things (75%) were covered in a thick layer of soot and the smell of smoke had seeped through. My furniture was unsalvageable. I lost a table & chairs, 2 couches, a tv stand, a hutch, a dresser, a desk, and a bookshelf.  Through my time living here I've worked really hard to furnish the place and make it finally feel like home, only to loose it all. 

With a fire like this it is going to be a process and take awhile to rebuild. So at this point I really need as much help as I can to get that rebuilding process started.


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Gretchen Suk 
Kenosha, WI
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