Devastated by House Fire

43565756_1574366583558203_r.jpeg43565756_1574366640978794_r.jpegJames Wilson and Shannon Edgington, both residents of this rooming house have each lost everything including a dear friend, Willy who died in the fire.  Early this morning a fire destroyed the house where they were rooming and working.  They just completed extensive repairs to the rear deck, as well as multiple household repairs that were needed.  They were in the process of cleaning the property, and removing a massive tree and mounds of overgrown blackberry bushes.  They were asked by the homeowner to provide quotes on other items like building a new fence, removing more trees, etc.  There was at least a few months of work for them to do.  Now neither of them have a place to live, the work prospects gone, and they are in need of immediate assistance while they search for a new residence and employment.  

They will need clothing, personal items, new identification papers, a temporary residence, food, etc.  

And the absolute worst that has come of this tragic house fire is that Shannon suffered a severe back injury when she was forced to jump from a second story window.  She is currently in the trauma centre at Royal Columbian Hospital.  She will require a back brace and an undetermined amount of time in physical therapy to heal 2 broken vertebrae.  43565756_1574366017378041_r.jpeg

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Lisa Reid 
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Langley, BC
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