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Spokane Valley family displaced by fire gets support from community

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

The Christmas lights create a twinkling glow in Devin and Katy Comstock’s parent’s living room -- There’s no place like home for the holidays.  

Unfortunately the Comstock’s home is gone after a fire destroyed it earlier this week.

“It all happened so fast,” said Katy Comstock. “Even now it’s hard to process what had happened.”

The Comstock’s were sleeping the morning their apartment caught fire, they got out with only the clothes on their backs.

“We lost everything,” said Devin. “There was smoke and fire coming in from the balcony slider, but we happened to make it out in time.”

With the holidays right around the corner and a new baby on the way, the Comstock’s were at a loss.

But they quickly found out that they are not alone. Their family and complete strangers stepped up to help by buying them clothes and other day-to-day items.

“The tiniest little things,” said Devin. Someone bought me a work shirt, I feel better because I have a work shirt. My wife has maternity clothes and my kids have new shoes.”

No matter what presents end up under the tree this year, the Comstock’s have already received more than they can ask for, the gift of kindness and a reminder that someone is watching over them.

If you’d like to help the family you can donate to their GoFundMe page. They still have a need for day-to-day items.  

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