Support efforts starting for Blue Springs family in deadly house fire

BEATRICE – An effort to support the family who lost a child in a deadly fire in Blue Springs, Nebraska early Thursday, has been started.

Midwest Regional Manager and spokesperson Olivia Kealey says a GoFundMe page has been started…

The early morning blaze killed a child and critically injured an adult male, who was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Burn Unit in Lincoln.   An adult female and two children were taken to Beatrice Community Hospital in stable condition.

The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has deemed the fire accidental.

A second effort to help the Remmenga/Woutzke family has been started, to provide clothing and other items.  A person involved with that effort, Erika Taylor says items such as size Four-T girls clothes, three-to-six month boy’s clothes, women’s size medium clothing, size two or three diapers and wipes are things that can be donated.

Items can be dropped off at the Bargain Warehouse in Blue Springs or at O’Reilly’s in Beatrice.  Cash donations are also being accepted.