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Dinner event for Scott County firefighter after losing his home to a fire

Mike Mohundro KFVS Mike Mohundro KFVS
VANDUSER, MO (KFVS) -

A Scott County couple is getting some help from the community after losing their home. 

People came out to the Family Life Center in Vanduser on Saturday to eat a hot meal and help out with some much needed financial assistance for the Roberts family. 

Jesse Roberts, a Scott County Rural Firefighter was called out for a fire just weeks ago. Upon his arrival there, he saw his own home with flames shooting out of the roof

Roughly $1,500 was raised at the dinner benefit for Jesse, his wife and three sons. 

Roberts and his family did find a permanent home in Vanduser and plan on moving in soon. 

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