Over £4,000 raised for Northamptonshire family hit by house fire

Generous fundraisers have rallied round to raise £4,751 for a Northamptonshire family after a 'devestating' house fire has left them 'with nothing'.

Tuesday, 19th September 2017, 3:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:52 am
Devastating pictures of the house.

The incident happened on Bickerstaffes Road in Towcester on Friday, 15 September.

Within just three days, 194 people have managed to raise £4,751 - £249 off the £5,000 goal - set by page coordinator, Lisa Mansell.

Social media user, Melissa Mayes said on Facebook: "I'm just writing to say the biggest thank you to every single person for your kind words, generosity and thoughts.

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The semi-detached property was taped off by police.

"We have been completely inundated with items and they're still coming thick and fast! We have run out of room to put them all in my house and family friends house... in the kindest way, we want to ask if it's possible to hold on to them for the meantime as we have no idea how we will get through it all and still have room for more.

"We will be sure to post if we know what we need because let's face it... everybody is being so kind and clearly wishes to help."

Since the incident, Waitrose has offered to pledge groceries to the family and hair and beauty salon, IMAGESbyjoanna has offered a free facial to ladies of the family, who are current clients.

The semi-detached property was taped off by police.