Young Girl Takes 23 Fort McMurray Evacuees Into Her Small Townhouse, One Of Them Fakes Her Own Death
(with video below) This is not something you see every day. First, over 80,000 people were evacuated from the Canadian city of Fort McMurray after a massive fire destroyed nearly the whole town. Right away, thousands of heroes jumped in to help those in need with money, clothes, food, and accommodation. Let alone the hundreds of firefighters who fought the beast, and continue to do it, as the fire moved from the province of Alberta into Saskatchewan.
Now imagine this: while many people 'adopted' evacuees into their homes, a young 24-year old Chelsea Robinson took in no less than 23 of them! Into a small townhouse! Having a big heart, Chelsea offered her place to a bunch of strangers for an unlimited time –and this time is not hours or days. It's probably going to be months until everyone will be back into their houses.
But that's just a small part of the story. When she put up the ad on Kijiji and Facebook offering accommodation for evacuees, she was contacted by someone who claimed to be from Fort McMurray, only she wasn't. Without questioning, Chelsea opened her door to this lady. Little did she know that within a couple of days her guest would fake her death and cause a series of troubles. How did that happen?
Watch the video below to see Chelsea Robinson explaining in detail (and pics) what just happened: -video includes images of the full house and fake death related messages:
As you can see, scams taking advantage of the good people trying to help continue. If you are still donating or contributing in any way for the Fort MacMurray evacuees, make sure you ask for ID. There is no shame in that.
For the time being, the safest place to donate towards the victims of the Fort McMurray fires is through the real Red Cross website. You can visit the Red Cross Alberta Fires Emergency Appeal page and donate HERE. You can also the Twitter account of the Red Cross Canada HERE.
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