Fire Destroys Highland Family's Home

The family needs donations of clothes and pet items according to a family friend.

A fire Wednesday night destroyed a home on the 200 block of Sutherland in Highland.

According to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Tina Engle, a neighbor of the home's owner, said the family was able to escape the fire without injury along with their cat, dog and bird. However, the home and everything in it was destroyed.

Engle said the family needs the following items:

  • Dog food
  • Cat food
  • Bird food
  • Women's pants, size 8
  • Women's shirts, size large
  • Boy's pants, size 14
  • Girl's clothes, size 6/7
  • Men's shoes, size 7 1/2
  • Girl's shoes, size 11 1/2
  • Blankets
  • Household goods/toiletries

Engle said all items can be dropped off at 250 Sutherland Drive in Highland.

bridget January 04, 2013 at 08:07 PM
I have some size 14 clothes and small gifts for the family. Should I drop off at the above address? Or call the phone number listed in a comment?
karrie oconnor January 04, 2013 at 09:15 PM
whatever is best for you! if you are in milford area, you can call renee, if you can e.mail me privatly or call me i will give you her #. thank-you very much!
karrie oconnor January 04, 2013 at 09:25 PM
Hi Zayley, all of renee's emergency needs have been met, thanks to all of you <3. , since she is starting from scratch, yes, everything, im pretty sure she is set on dishes,sheets, although she may need a few pillow cases, she also needs pillows,lamps,curtains,rugs, awww, kinda everything...as far as decortive household items, t.v , dvd player etc..... thank-you so much for asking
karrie oconnor January 04, 2013 at 09:26 PM
and thank-you so much for your prayers :) that means more than anything!
karrie oconnor January 05, 2013 at 02:52 AM
Bridget, you can call me 248-343-5022 and we can make arrangements, whatever is best for you.thank-you very much


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