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Garrard County Woman Loses Everything In Fire

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GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Garrard County woman is pleading for help Sunday after losing everything in a house fire.

Within a matter of minutes everything changed for Alma Singleton.

“I got the door open; the house was filled with smoke. So I just grabbed my dogs and went across the street,” said Singleton.

Singleton says she and her friend left the house for a few minutes to go to the store, but by the time they got back, it was too late.

She says the fire started in an electric outlet in her kitchen.    

Sunday she’s back at the house collecting what is left.

“I finally got my disability so I've been collecting things so I could get on my own again. And I finally completed it and we got a house and we've been here about three months,” said Singleton.

Singleton says it's been a rough couple of weeks.

Just two weeks ago, her car was totaled.

“Someone ran a red light and hit me, I was halfway in the middle of my turn and they came over the hill flying and hit me. But he had no insurance,” said Singleton.

Singleton says she knows she's going to get through these hard times because she has faith, family and friends.

“I was losing a lot of faith and I have sure gained it back, that's for sure.  And like I said, I cna't thank everybody enough,” said Singleton.

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