Family aiding tornado victims loses home to fire
NEW MINDEN, IL (KTVI)- A family who had been helping victims of the November 17th New Minden tornado now needs help of their own. According to the Hoyleton, Illinois Fire Chief, a home on Main Street was destroyed by a fire on Thursday. That home belongs to the Malone family. No one was injured.
Just one day before, the Malones had been helping another family, the Tippins, move into a new home. The Tippins lost a grandparent, an uncle, and their home in last month’s tornado.
There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.