September 1, 2014

A rural Farmington, Iowa family lost their home and all their belongings in a fire yesterday morning.

Officials report fire crews from five different locations were all called to the scene of a blaze at the Doug and Jennifer Folker residence in rural Van Buren County yesterday morning at around 3:30 a.m..

The exact cause of the fire has yet to be officially determined.  Doug and his young son Luke were at home at the time of the fire.  Mom Jennifer was at work.  Luckily no one was injured.

Right now, the family is in need of clothing.  11 year old Luke wears boys size 12 husky pants, and  size 14-16 or 16-18 shirts.  Mom Jennifer needs large clothes.  Dad Doug wears 2XL shirts.

Anyone wanting to donate items is asked to contact Brenda Steele at 660-341-6876 or 660-479-5414.  You can also contact Jennifer at 660-341-6878.