Monday's house fire leaves Byron family of four homeless
January 30, 2020
Brandi Erickson and her three children escaped without injury Monday evening when their Byron residence caught fire, but their lives will never be the same. The children include a boy and two girls between the ages of five and twelve.
Around 11:30 p.m., their neighbor, Wendy Nutsch, directly across the street to the west came home from work and thought she smelled smoke, but could see nothing. She decided it must be smoke from someone’s fireplace.
About an hour later Brandi’s oldest daughter beat on Nutsch’s front door. She had awakened to a crackling noise and woke up the rest of...