Now the community is coming together to help those affected get back on their feet.
Two family homes are now burned to a crisp and it’s touching everyone’s heart in the community.
A day later families are trying to save whatever they can from the fire, however turning hurt into help, the local Piggly Wiggly is collecting cash donations for Kewaskum fire victims at their customer service desk.
With cash in hand, Kallie Gilles felt compelled to help.
“Last night I said a little prayer and just keeping them in my mind and just hopes everything works out for the best of them,” Martin said.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. Along with these two homes that were completely destroyed, the fire chief says at least five other homes are damaged.