|Published:||Apr 11, 2013 4:41 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Apr 11, 2013 5:56 PM EDT|
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Bille Jean Tedder said she's lucky her loved ones were not home when the flames raced through her mobile home.
"I'm just thankful," said Tedder.
As she surveyed the damage, she can't believe this is all that's left.
"What am I going to do? What am I going to do? What am I going to do?"
Tedder shared the home with five other family members. No one was hurt. A relative rescued the two bulldogs inside.
"My brother knocked down the fence and I dragged the dogs out," said Tedder.
Tedder said she's grateful for that kind of help from family and friends.
"Everybody was here telling me they'd do anything they could do, that they would do that for me," she said.
In fact, her friend Elizaibeth Martinez has been in the same situation.
"I've lost my home before so I know how it feels to lose everything, your memories," said Martinez.
And she stopped by Tedder's home to offer support.
"All of us up and down this street is nothing but family, we'll all help everybody thats how we all was raised," said Martinez.
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