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Generous Launceston residents help out Burnie family in need

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On Tuesday, Brian Carlton spoke to Kelsey Ford, who had just lost everything in a house fire. She and her partner Tyler currently have a 9-month-old baby, with another one due in just seven weeks.

Matt Dingjan, Owner/Operator of Launceston Environmental Services, heard the interview and just couldn’t imagine what it would be like to lose everything you own, particularly at such a critical time.

After putting up a Facebook post, Matt was inundated with donations for Kelsey, and will be driving a van up to Burnie tomorrow full of household items for the family.

Listen to Matt and Brian discuss the generosity of Launceston residents below.

If you have anything you would like to donate from the Launceston area, please get in contact with Tasmania Talks by close of business.

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