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Fire Victim: 'There's Just Nothing to Salvage'

Out in the Woods residents finding help moving on after a fire destroys their homes.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Nearly three weeks after a fire destroyed an entire apartment building, folks at Out in the Woods Apartments in Little Rock are still picking up the pieces. 

The complex is allowing victims to go back to their old apartment, and look for anything that might have survived the flames. 

Kelli Rudd and her 3-month-old baby boy weren't so lucky. She says she lost everything.

"It would've been nice to be able to try to salvage some stuff but now I'm seeing there's just nothing to salvage," she said.

She said with a baby, there are some things you can't put a price on.

"His birth certificate, and his foot prints and little stuff that I had saved for him, that's just the stuff you can't get that back," she said.

Over the last few weeks, Kelli and her baby have been staying with a friend, but this week this family was able to move back to the complex in a new apartment. 

"It feels amazing," she said. "It's so wonderful to actually be back under my own roof."

Management at Out in the Woods told us the repairs on the building are going slower than expected because of the cold weather, and the complex needs each tenant to sign off before cleanup can begin. 

The Little Rock Fire Department still does not have cause on this fire, and it is still under investigation. 


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