LEBANON - A Lebanon family is homeless, but thankfully their dog, Lucy, was rescued and is OK after fire swept through a River Road mobile home Saturday afternoon.
Lebanon Fire and Rescue responded to the call around 3 p.m. only to find the family's mobile home at 323 River Road fully involved.
The family was not at home at the time, but firefighters located Lucy and a pet turtle inside and brought them out safely. The dog remained at a Rochester veterinary hospital overnight for observation, according to Lebanon Fire and EMS' Facebook Page.
|Fire trucks line River Road during Saturday's fire that destroyed a mobile home. (Deborah Dorey Wilson photo)|
The Red Cross is assisting the family of four, who were renting the home at the time and had no insurance.
Lebanon Fire and EMS has set up a collection to help the family. Anyone who would like to help out is asked to drop off donations of money and clothing at Central Station at 3 Upper Cross Road. The couple has two children a 1-year-old girl, sizes 12-18 -months; and a 7-year-old boy, sizes 8-10.
Saturday's fire marked the second major structure fire in Lebanon in just four days.
On Wednesday, a Grey Birch Lane home was heavily damaged by a fire thought caused due to cooking issues. In that fire, an elderly woman was rescued, but her dog perished.