Kat Perkins concert rescheduled to Sept. 7

Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Arnold Simon surveying his burnt property Tuesday.

Community, family, officials pull together for New England farmer who lost home to fire

Email

Patrons who rushed to the aid of an area farmer after a major grass and field fire claimed his home Monday say he is well.

Arnold Simon, 82, of New England became homeless when ashes from a previous controlled fire reignited into a blaze that engulfed hundreds of acres, about six miles north of New England.

"He's in really good spirits," nephew Glen Koppinger of Dickinson said Saturday. "He's been joking around."

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness