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Family loses home to fire
Lewis fire
Firefighters battled the fire at McDonald Estate's in Walthourville but the home was already beyond saving when they arrived. The family has moved to another lot in the mobile home park. - photo by Lewis Levine

Drop-off spot
Donations for the family who lost there home Friday can be dropped of at the Walthourville Fire Department on Busbee Road, behind the Walthourville Police Station.

An Army family of four who lost everything in a Friday night mobile home fire in Walthourville have moved to another home, it was announced Saturday.

But they still need donations of pants in sizes 1-2 and 5-6 for girls and size 14 pant for a woman, according to Walthour Police Chief Bernie Quarterman.

They also need medium and large shirts, shoes in sizes 6-1/2, 7-1/2 and 8-1/2, and small and medium underwear.

The girls are 13 and 16, according to Walthour.

The family was displaced after fire destroyed their mobile home at McDonald Estates Mobile Home Park on Wilder Road. Quarterman said the family is active duty military stationed at Fort Stewart.

Walthourville Fire Chief Terry Satterfield said there were no injuries reported. His department was alerted at 7 p.m.

Firefighters were still battling the blaze at 8 p.m. Fire units from Walthourville Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Liberty County Station 15 out of Gumbranch responded.

When firefighters arrived the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames. Satterfield said its too early determine the cause of the fire. The Red Cross is providing help to the family.

Donations of clothing and shoes are being sought. Call the Walthourville PD for more information.

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