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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Thanks Firefighters and Community After Her House was Destroyed by Fire

On June 10, 2019 Christina Jones lost her home on Mary Lynn Drive in Lexington Park to a fire. She asked SMNEWSNET.com to post the following “Thank You” letter. On June 10th at 5:01 a.m. I woke up to our house fully on fire. My husband gone. My children sleeping. There wasn’t any time to think. Just get out. As if an automatic switch had been flicked, my body responded on its own. The screaming. The crying. The smell. The sounds of crackling. The explosion. The wet ground seeping through our socks as we ran. Moments later, my neighbor. Her arms around us tight. The praying, the pleading. Hearing our inconsolable sobs like an out of body experience. After what felt like the longest hour, it was finally out. If it wasn’t fire damage, it was smoke and water. The loss was felt deep. The feeling of appreciation and gratitude was felt even deeper. Before the fire was extinguished the outpouring of help and compassion came flowing in. My children were clothed and fed. Dogs taken for safe keeping. My husband graciously driven the one and a half hours back home from D.C. by a coworker and friend. Our phones […]

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