Lueders family recovering after Christmas Eve house fire

LUEDERS, Texas (KRBC) - Christmas Eve turning into a family's worst nightmare.

"It's all gone. What you see is exactly what's left," says Elizabeth Smith-Soto while looking at what remains of her family's home.

"They lost everything. They lost two dogs. Everything is gone. The house is gone," shares Shea Flores, a family friend.

The Soto family lost their clothes, family pictures, and two beloved pets.

Flores sharing, "they worked so hard for that house and for all of it to go up in flames, that's just sad."

Happening around 10 p.m. Sunday night, the family of five is staying with family until they find a new home.

The neighbors and the Red Cross stepping into help, the Soto kids even getting a little bit of presents on Christmas. However, more help is needed as they continue to move forward.

A GoFundMe has been set up for the Soto family, that link can be found here if you would like to donate.


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