Northbridge Family Homeless After Fire

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Fire heavily damaged a home at 2683 Providence Road in Northbridge Monday night.
Fire heavily damaged a home at 2683 Providence Road in Northbridge Monday night. Photo Credit: Deborah Gauthier
Bystanders stand in the parking lot of Romer's Kart Shop and watch firefighters battle a fire at 2683 Providence Road in Northbridge Monday night.
Bystanders stand in the parking lot of Romer's Kart Shop and watch firefighters battle a fire at 2683 Providence Road in Northbridge Monday night. Photo Credit: Deborah Gauthhier
Photo Credit: Deborah Gauthier
Photo Credit: Deborah Gauthier

NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. - A Northbridge family of five was left homeless Monday night after fire broke out in their Providence Road home.

The Northbridge Fire Department received a report of heavy smoke coming from 2683 Providence Road, Northbridge at around 10:45 p.m.

Sherry Coger, who lives in the home with her boyfriend, 11 and 19-year-old sons and 10-year-old grandson, said she rents the home from Roger Matheu.

The home is located next  to Romer's Kart Shop, also owned by Mathieu.

Coger. who was allowed back into her home to get some belongings when it was safe, said she had no idea what  caused the blaze.

The Red Cross was called to help Coger and her family find lodging for the night.

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We in social media agency wants to help the victims of fire. We just want to make a banner through social media marketing online that they need some donation as well as temporary shelter.

Some could mention Operation Suitcase to the family. It is located in the shop at the tower off Main street and is open tomorrow (Wednesday) from 7:00 to 9:00.

Larry and Raul could also put Donation information out on the Towns hotly watched Local Cable Talk show 3 On 11., on Wednesday night @ 8:00PM?

I don't know yet. Something I will look into today.

In the past I know the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and other local Charity's and local Banks and Businesses have helped people that have been displaced by Fire's and other Emergency situations.

If its possible maybe the local Cable Channel could put something on its local Bulletin Board Channel on how to help or complete donation information?

Are there any donations or Clothes being collected?