Community raises money for Kildeer family who lost home, pets in fire


KILDEER, Ill. — Community members came together to help a Kildeer family of six who lost not only their family home but two pets in a massive fire.

The Meyer family had lived and raised their four children in the subdivision for two decades before flames tore through their home Wednesday night.

Fire officials deemed the home uninhabitable and a total loss. No one was injured.

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A fundraiser was put together for the family by members of the community to help them rebuild their home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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