Couple Salvages Hope After Fire

By: Karen Kostko
By: Karen Kostko

Voua Xiong and her husband Steve Schnitzler have been married for more than a year. They're expecting their first child February third. They say it's an exciting time, but last month, the unthinkable happened.

A fire started from a furnace in their home, destroying everything. Although they were able to salvage a few photos, they did not have renters insurance.

"We're lucky, it's just something (their house) that can be replaced, and not a person in our life," Voua says thankfully.

The couple says family and friends have been very supportive, as well as members from the community.

If you would like to help the Voua and Steve get back on their feet send your donations to:

Voua Xiong Fire Fund
Anchor Bank
640 Division St.
Stevens Point, WI 54481

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