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Mother Speaks Out After Losing Everything In Life O'Riley Fire

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(WLNS) - On Tuesday at 6 News at Noon Emerald Morrow told you the Ingham County Health Department condemned the homes at the Life O'Riley Mobile Home Park, forcing the dozens living there to leave.

The bad news continued Wednsday morning for a family of five when they woke up to flames coming from their furnace.

6 News Reporter Francesca Amiker spoke with the family who just lost everything.

Yesterday the residents of Life O'Riley were told they had ten days to vacate this property and just before 3 a.m. Wednesday a fire breaks out.

There's debris all the way underneath the home. Firefighters say the mobile home is a total loss.

Residents are saying there's another story.

"I have three children and now I have nothing," said Terra DeNike.

DeNike says "there was faulty electricity in my trailer. If a breaker pops, the whole trailer will shut off and this is the result of what happens when they don't want to fix things."

"We were all sleeping and if my daughter didn't cry then we wouldnt have got up."

Now the Lansing Fire Department says this fire is under investigation and they have no reason to believe the fire was intentionally set.

The Red Cross is helping the family of five, but they need donations from the public, thing like diapers, formula and clothing for the family's three little girls.

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