|FTIS will be collecting gift cards to help the family affected by a house fire yesterday afternoon. |
Gift cards will be collected til 5 p.m.
Fort Thomas Independent Schools will be collecting gift cards on behalf of a family who experienced a house fire on Tuesday.
The family of six has four children who attend Highlands High School, Highlands Middle School and Woodfill Elementary.
To help the family, please drop of a gift card on Wednesday at 28 N. Fort Thomas Ave. FTIS will collect the cards at 5 p.m. and give them to the family.
The fire occurred just before 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday at 12 Garrison, located directly behind "Pet Wants" in the Midway District. Crews from both Fort Thomas and Southgate Fire Departments responded.
The fire broke out on the left side of the house. Firefighters had to tear down gutters and siding to ensure that they could extinguish it.
This is a developing story. Fort Thomas Matters is working to gather more information.