House Fire North of Varina
November 16, 2015
A house was destroyed by fire Monday morning, four miles north and a half-mile east of Varina.
Fire departments from Varina, Fonda, and Laurens were called to the blaze early Monday morning. The occupants of the house… Brandon Lundgren and Allison Kruse and their one-year-old daughter… were able to get out of the house safely, but lost all of their belongings in the blaze.
A “go fund me” account has been established to help the family: https://www.gofundme.com/5uajwcsc
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