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Fire near La Vernia displaces family of five


Fire near La Vernia  displaces family of five
Firefighters from La Vernia and Stockdale are among those who battled a May 8 fire that gutted a mobile home off U.S. 87 near La Vernia.


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LA VERNIA -- The Fonseca family are counting their blessings following a May 8 fire that destroyed their home in the Oak Hollow Estates subdivision off U.S. 87 south of here. Chief Jason Scheel of the La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department said the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting in the investigation into the blaze, which started at approximately 4:20 p.m. in a bedroom closet.

The firefighters from La Vernia were assisted at the scene by their counterparts from Sutherland Springs, Stockdale, and New Berlin, along with officers from the La Vernia Police Department, deputies from the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, and a team from the La Vernia Emergency Medical Services.

Anyone wishing to donate furniture or clothing items to assist the family can drop them off at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in La Vernia.

For more information, call the Fonseca family at 210-398-0143.
 

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