Mother Who Lost Family In Pottsville Pa Fire Speaks Out

05.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The mother in Pottsville, Pennsylvania that lost her 30 year old husband, her 4 children and her younger sister in a fire on Mother's Day is speaking for the first time. She told WNEP TV "I have my family, but not my kids. Not my husband of 13 years, my best friend... not my little sister."

Kelly Brown was at a neighbor's doing laundry the night of Mother's day when she smelled smoke, went outside, and saw her home fully engulfed in fire. She said "all I knew was that my family was dying right in front of my eyes, and I couldn't do anything. I tried so hard to get in the house." Her family has flown in from Washington State to help.

A fund has been set up to help pay for the six funerals. You can drop off donations at any Wells Fargo Bank in the nation. The name of the fund is the “Kelly Brown Fire Fund.”