A family of 13 lost everything they own in a house fire this past weekend in New Iberia. Now, the matriarch of the family is desperately asking the Acadiana area for help.

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Nettie Evans of New Iberia and her family of 12 children and grandchildren are now without a place to live after a house fire destroyed everything they own this past Saturday (04/16/22).

The fire is believed to have been started when Evans' grandson, who is Autistic, knocked over a candle according to KLFY.com.

Thankfully everyone was able to make it out of the house OK.

Now, Evans says time is running out to find a place for the family to live so they can all stay together.

Evans tells KLFY -

"I spent all my time at that stove, between the stove and the washing machine and the dryer, and running after my little Autistic grandson. It’s not easy

I finally called my church this morning, they decided to put us up for another three nights, but then after that, I don’t have a plan."

If you'd like to help keep Nettie Evans and her family together and find a place to live, a GoFundMe donation page has been set up.

Read more at KLFY.com.

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