When you’re a firefighter, you spend your time on the job trying to save people’s homes, automobiles, and other possessions. Many times you see families suffer the nightmare of losing everything ablaze. Imagine how it feels when it happens to you.
That’s what happened to East Franklin volunteer firefighter Steven Vandeursen, his wife Dineen, and children Olivia and Evan. They lost their house in an overnight fire and haven’t been able to salvage anything. Thankfully they and their family animals were able to escape safely.
East Hampton Fire Chief Dan Krushinski and Steven Vandeursen called into my New Jersey 101.5 show on Tuesday night, September 21, to talk about it.
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“3 o’clock in the morning, my dog started barking. Woke me up to a light haze of smoke inside the house,” Steven said when he called into the show. “I got up thinking it was something small,…