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only thing left standing was a chimney, said Ralls County Deputy Richard Adair, as he described the early morning fire Friday, Dec. 27, that destroyed the rural Ralls County home of Megan and Eugene Haynes.
Megan Haynes explained why. furnace went out a couple days ago, and we had been staying in Hannibal. and they said our house burned to the ground. property is on Falcon Drive, which is between Center and New London, according to Adair.
least two or three dozen firefighters from the Center and Perry volunteer fire departments helped extinguish the fire in the two story frame home, Adair said.
come and go and others may not be on the scene but were on water trucks. The pumpers carry from 500 to 2,000 gallons, and it probably takes well over 100,000 gallons to fight a fire. the firefighters are volunteers, Adair noted. got out of bed in the morning, and put their lives in danger. County Sheriff Gary Dinwiddie said the fire marshal had reported that because the house to the ground, it will be difficult to determine a cause. said, is still an active investigation of the cause of the fire. is believed to look suspicious.
We will try to get the answer. with information is requested to call the sheriff department at (573) 985 5611, Adair said.
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Late afternoon Friday, the American Red Cross was providing the family Haynes family temporary housing in a hotel, Megan said, along with vouchers for other necessities.
The Haynes family includes their 16 month old daughter, Serenity, and Eugene sons, Brysin,
5; and Eugene, 7, who live with them every other weekend. The boys go to Veterans Elementary School in Hannibal.
They do not have insurance, Megan said, explaining they were buying the property.
Megan said she and Eugene have already talked about rebuilding a house on their property. was an older house, but we had just remodeled all of it. lost everything they owned, Megan said. need everything. added that someone had already put a message on Facebook, stating donations could be taken to the home of her mother, Becky Elzea, at 1205 Church St. in Hannibal.
She and her mother provided the following clothing sizes:
Megan, size 11 jeans and medium or large tops.
Eugene, size 36 32 or 38 32 jeans and extra large shirts.
Serenity, size 18 to 24 months.
Brysin, size 5.
Eugene, size 8.
The apartment house at 1205 Church is directly behind the Shell station on Broadway, she said. Her upstairs apartment door is on the far left, with the number on the mailbox.
still need clothes, Elzea said. needs household items, but she was just worried about clothes at the moment. then large items of furniture, Elzea said, would like household stuff first to start with. She was doing her house in apple kitchen things. everything they owned is gone, Elzea added, donations could be people think they would use. They will be starting over in a new home. /wrapper >.