Displaced families in Shea Heights receive help after fire

Displaced families in Shea Heights receive help after fire
Displaced families in Shea Heights receive help after fire

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help those homeless following a fire Saturday in Shea Heights.

The fire started around 2:30 a.m. in an end unit of townhouses on Druggett Place.

Firefighters were first notified that there were people trapped inside, but all three, including a little girl, along with two dogs, escaped unharmed.

The Canadian Red Cross says it is helping seven people from two families displaced by the fire, which also caused smoke and water damage to a second adjoining house.

Meanwhile, in addition to the GoFundMe effort, a public appeal has gone out for immediate needs on behalf of the Walsh family from the home where the fire started — from shoes to underwear to the grocery store.

The fire was particularly hard on them, following the 2016 fishing tragedy that claimed the lives of Keith Walsh Sr. and Jr.

The urn containing Keith Walsh Jr.’s ashes was also saved from the fire.

We don’t know yet how it started.

. Displaced families Shea Heights receive fire

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