Four families affected by weekend fire in Region 8

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – An apartment Sunday in St. Francis County leaves 4 families and 21 people homeless.

According to the St. Francis County Sheriff's Department, the fire happened Sunday at the Chapel Ridge Apartments. The sheriff's department believes none of the families had renters insurance.

The American Red Cross is helping with hotel accommodations, but Sheriff Bobby May is coordinating efforts to provide clothing and essentials for all the victims.

An account has been set up at the First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas in the name, "Chapel Ridge Apartment Fire Victims Fund," and a paypal account at is connected to the bank account as well.

Below is a list of sizes and ages of those affected by the fire:

Gender           Age                                         Pants                           Shirt

Adult make     42                                            40/42                           XXL

Adult female   37                                            20                                XL

Girl                  14                                            12/14                           L

Boy                  12                                            16                                XL

Boy                   7                                              10                                Med

Boy                   4                                              7                                  Sm/Med

Boy                   1                                              18 mos                         diapers-size 4

Adult male      54                                            36/32                           XL

Adult female   41                                            14                                L/XL

Adult male      20                                            36/34                           XL

Male                 18                                            32/34                           M/L

Girl                     6                                              6                                  M

Boy                    6                                              7                                  L

Adult female   37                                            26                                4XL

Adult male      52                                            42/32                           XXL

Female             18                                            18                                XXL

Female             17                                            16                                XXL

Female             13                                            24                                XXL

Adult Male      57                                            36/34                           L

Adult Female   26                                            9/10                             M

Boy                 7                                              7/8                               M

One resident is a handicapped male confined to a wheelchair. He wears adult diapers; he is approx. 32 in the waist and weighs about 160.

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