250 local people lost there homes to a fire just before Christmas. Many individuals and organizations stepped up to help make Christmas a little more magical for these families. Disney donated rooms to help fire victims.
Disney Donated Rooms To Help Fire Victims
The fire broke out Friday December, 23 at the Unno Boutique Hotel. Firefighters spent eleven hours battling the blaze. When the fire was finally put out 250 people had no place to stay.
Located on U.S. Highway 192, the Unno Boutique Hotel is an extended stay hotel.. It appears that many of the families staying there were not just vacationers. They were living there.
Local officials opened Kissimmee Middle School as a shelter for the homeless. Then the magic happened. Disney donated rooms to help make the best of a bad situation.
Osceola County leaders also set up a link to help the families Osceola.org (look for the button at the top of the page.)
For more information visit the Orlando News Sentinel.