(HOWE) – A Howe woman is counting her blessings after quick-thinking neighbors saved her home from a a fire that consumed six other buildings. Lou Jones tells KIDK that her home was right in the line of the fire, which likely started in the Howe Cafe. Seeing her home in danger, Jones’ friends and neighbors immediately went to work with garden hoses and shovels, soaking the ground and moving flammable material out of the way. Officials say a damage estimate for the blaze is forthcoming.
John Newsome and Anne Woolsey, CNN