Community Rallies to Help Lockport Family After Devastating Fire
By: Staff Reporter
Mark and Diane Coughlin have made memories in their home on Mapleton Road for the last 22 years along with their children.
On Monday, March 14th, that all changed when one of their daughter’s smelled something burning coming from the kitchen. Next, the family saw smoke coming from the garage and evacuated the home. Fortunately, everyone made it out safe.
Firefighters are investigating what started the blaze that destroyed the garage, caused the roof of their home to cave in, along with smoke and water damage to the rest of the home. Neighbors have donated clothing along with some food while they stay with other family in town.
The older daughters of Mark and Diane are rallying the community to support them during this difficult time for their family. A GoFundMe is set up which can be found here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/coughlin-house-fire?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cf%20share-flow-1&fbclid=IwAR00Hy6hjd-M9Jc_vKB3WxH5ewBtJbFBw9xoIjw2J505EbW6A8KparLGefE