My father, Michael Riles, lost everything in a house fire last night. 6/8/17. He was in his back office of the house when he heard a sound near the carport/storage area. He went to check it out and there was smoke so he went outside for a hose. By the time he got back the kitchen was engulfed in flames. He was going to attempt to put it out himself but immediately inhaled enough smoke to bring him to his knees. By the time the fire department arrived the picture of the house on fire was sent to me by my dad. The pictures of the after math is from today as he went to assess damage. As you can see there's nothing left. He was able to get out with his keys, wallet, slippers, shorts and a tee.
My dad is a person who will lift you up when your feeling down, but he will never ask for help. Thats why I'm creating this campaign. He's in Alabama and I live in Florida.
He used hotel points from his old job traveling to get a hotel last night , but tonight has no where to go but his car. I'm trying to do as much as I can, but I'm a full time student and my husband supports us both. If anyone is able to help in anyway it would be greatly appreciated by me and of course my father! I know theres a lot of people who care about him! You can send me any questions you have , thanks in advance!
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