Gofundme started to help family who lost dog and home in fire on Christmas Day

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Community raising support for local family who lost home and pet

A community in Limestone County is showing their support for a family who lost their home and dog in a fire on Christmas Day. A Gofundme has been started to help Walter and Lyn Eidson. A family member tells WZDX a coworker of Walter’s started it.

The Eidson’s told WZDX on December 26th they were celebrating Christmas with family members in Muscle Shoals when they got the call their home on Howard Street, near Athens, was on fire. The home was a total loss. They also lost their cars in the fire. Firefighters were able to rescue a cat. A family member told WZDX on Saturday the cat has passed away. The cause of the fire is unknown.

According to the Gofundme, any money donated will go directly to the Eidson’s to help them during this difficult time. 

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