Three area fire departments responded to a house fire in the 900 block of Z&Z Road Friday night. The call came in around 10:10 p.m.
Greenville firefighters report the home, which is owned and occupied by Mike and Annette Grzywacz, was fully involved with heavy fire upon their arrival. The Pocahontas/Old Ripley and Shoal Creek departments also responded. Mulberry Grove firefighters and Bond County EMS were on standby.
According to the fire report, the residents were not home at the time of the blaze, the cause of which is believed to be electrical at this point.
The home and all contents were a total loss and damage is estimated at $80,000. Fire personnel remained on scene until just before 2:00 o’clock Saturday morning.
Mike and Annette Grzywacz have four children still living at home; sons aged 5, 13, and 15, and a 16 year old daughter. The family are now staying in an unfurnished apartment owned by their insurance agent, Frank Snyder. To donate furniture, household items, clothing, Christmas decorations and/or presents, or for more information on how you can help the family, contact Frank Snyder at 267-2237.