Oakland firefighters start fund to help fire survivor

February 3, 2011 5:43:45 PM PST
Oakland firefighters are helping a little girl who survived a house fire that claimed the life of her mother, 3-year-old sister and a family friend who saved her life.hild.

Oakland Firefighter Random Acts announced the establishment of a fund to assist the 7-year-old girl, known as "Allison B"

Investigators believe an overloaded extension cord used to run power from a neighboring unit caused the fire on December 30.

Allison's mother was from El Salvador and Allison is currently in foster care.

Those wishing to donate can send checks made out to "Oakland Firefighters Random Acts" to:
Oakland Firefighter Random Acts
P.O. Box 874
Oakland, CA 94604
Please note in the memo: "Allison B Fund"

Donations can also be made online.

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