CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — A Cherokee County firefighter’s home burned to the ground on Monday and now a friend has organized a fundraiser to help him and his wife.
According to the GoFundMe campaign, the home of firefighter Joel Saunders, who works with Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services Station 24 in Woodstock, was destroyed by a fire.
Neither he nor his wife, Carolyn, were home at the time of the fire and no one was injured.
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Saunders and his wife lost everything except their vehicles.
For the time being, they are staying with a friend.
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The GoFundMe campaign has a goal to raise $7,500.
As of Thursday afternoon, the campaign has raised over $5,200 to help the couple.
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