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Adelanto Family of Five Loses Everything in House Fire

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) A home was completely destroyed when a fire ripped through a residence early Monday morning, destroying everything the Ross family owned.

The fire was reported at approximately 3:00 a.m. on May 29, 2017, on the 9800 block of Forest Court.

When the San Bernardino County Fire Department firefighters arrived they located the home fully engulfed, including several cars.

A family of five, which includes a 6-month-old baby, were sleeping but were able to wake up in time to escape. They were also able to rescue their pet dog safely.

One person was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation. Medical aid was requested to treat another person at the scene who passed out from the stress.

Whitney Ross said she is very thankful her family is safe, but says they are in need of essential items they lost in the fire including food, clothing, hygiene products, and pet food.

“Everything they owned from home, food, clothing, furniture and cars were destroyed. Right now anything would help, anything,” said Ross.

An investigator was dispatched to the scene to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the fire.

For those wishing to help the family, they have provided their clothing and shoe sizes below.

The baby needs 6-9 months and 9-12 months clothing, diapers, wipes, etc. There’s 3 adults males and 1 adult female. Men’s shirts (Large & X-Large), men’s pants (L-XL size 36 and 32), men’s shoes (size 11.5), women’s shirts (XL), and women’s pants (XL-2XL, size 18) and women’s shoes (size 10.)

For those wishing to help financially, the family has establish a Go Fund Me account. (https://www.gofundme.com/ross-family-house-burnt-down)

For those wishing to contact the family directly, Whitney Ross has provided her cell phone number (760) 498-4621 and said a text message would be preferred.

The family is asking for the help of the community after everything was lost. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
The family is asking for the help of the community after everything was lost. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
Everything in the home was lost. However the family is grateful they made it out safely, including their family pet who sat in the car watching the fire. (Gabriel D Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
Everything in the home was lost. However the family is grateful they made it out safely, including their family pet who sat in the car watching the fire. (Gabriel D Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
A family is in need of essential items after losing everything in an early morning fire. (source: GoFundMe)
A family is in need of essential items after losing everything in an early morning fire. (source: GoFundMe)

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