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Roy Miller

Norrisville community work detail helps family displaced by Christmas Day fire

Norrisville community work detail helps family displaced by Christmas Day fire

As the sun rose over Norrisville on Saturday morning, folks were packing their cars with shovels and wheelbarrows, donning their extra layers and heading for West Heaps Road.

Not all of them knew Darla, Jim, Branson and Jenna Smith, but they came anyway. Some knew them from Scouts, some from school or band, some came just because it was the right thing to do.

The Smith family's home was destroyed by a fire on Christmas Day. The family was displaced and lost most of their possessions.

It wasn't long before we could tell that something special was happening. Trailers and Dumpsters were in place, ready to haul away what couldn't be salvaged. Edgewood's Home Depot came...

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