House Fire Leaves Coachella Family with Nothing
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COACHELLA - The family is saying the cause of the house fire that destroyed their home was electrical but it is still under investigation; and if loosing your home wasn't bad enough, how bout the fact the house wasn't insured. iI happened on 4th street in Coachella late Friday morning. Firefighters say the tank and an exterior wall of a house were burning when they arrived about 11:15 - they had the fire contained before noon.
The family says the house was not insured by the owners and, as a result, are left with nothing but a few recovered items. “It’s terrible, everything is gone. The clothes, furniture, appliances, stove and the air conditioner. Everything is gone. Birth certificates for the kids, their immunization records. It’s just awful,” says Lilly Lopez. She is the sister of the woman who lived in the house. Four people lived in that house. A pregnant mother, father and their two kids. None of the family were in the home at the time of the fire and there's no damage estimate as of now. One of the aunts of the family works at a Best Western in Coachella and her manager has donated three night