Thursday, June 1, 2023


Christmas Day fire destroys RV. Friends chip in to help

On Christmas Day (2018) Mike and Becky Reeves from were preparing their Christmas Day dinner when tragedy suddenly struck. Water and hot cooking oil accidentally combined and no more than five minutes later their home and all belongings were gone.

Becky, who has MS, had inhaled significant smoke and was in shock. Mike was watching in disbelief. They are from Alaska had no family in Arizona. They did not have a tow vehicle so had no form of transportation. Mike’s wallet (credit cards, cash, identification) was lost in the fire so they have no access to financial resources.

We don’t know the exact circumstances of this fire, we’ll take the opportunity to remind you to never try to put out a cooking oil fire with water. This is what can happen.

But there was a silver lining: watch how their friends came to their aid.

Chuck Woodbury
Chuck Woodbury
I'm the founder and publisher of I've been a writer and publisher for most of my adult life, and spent a total of at least a half-dozen years of that time traveling the USA and Canada in a motorhome.


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