Fire left a Blue Rapids family homeless on Thursday. Blue Rapids Fire Department responded to the Mesa View Apartments around midday. The fire was located in the kitchen of one apartment. The entire apartment and all the furnishings suffered severe smoke, fire and water damage.
The family did not have renter’s insurance. They have a two year-old and an infant. The victims are currently living with family. Donations can be made through Jessie Bishop. She can be contacted through her facebook page.