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