Fire leaves Newburgh family homelessPosted: Updated:
An early morning fire destroyed a house in Newburgh, leaving a family of five without a home.
Marlo McDonald, her two kids, her brother and cousin just opened Christmas presents two days ago and now those gifts are gone. McDonald says she first saw smoke and then looked to see flames coming up the side of the Powell Avenue home.
McDonald says she was planning on buying a new car Thursday, but all the money was destroyed by the fire. Even though everything was lost in the fire, the family says it is glad everyone got out safely.The cause of the fire is under investigation.To view an interview with the McDonald?s, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and click on iO Extra.