Sunday, November 18, 2012
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights!
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Friday, November 16, 2012
A preacher tried to offer comfort to those who lost Micah and Miah to a mobile home fire.
What comfort do you give after two toddlers are killed in one day? A preacher with the Church of Christ on River Road In tried to provide some comfort Friday at a memorial service in honor of Micah and Miah Shaver, 3-year-old fraternal twins who were killed in a mobile home blaze Monday. “They have gone on to a different world, but that does not mean we will not see them again,” said preacher Chris Steele. The memorial was attended by the twins’ mother Shannon Garza, and a crowd that sat in the church in New Port Richey, which Garza later said was mostly family. Steele delivered the sermon in the twins’ memories. He called them “sweet” and "innocent.” He quoted from the Bible, passage Matthew 19. The text refers to Jesus Christ saying: “…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
People can drop off donations at Moon Lake Christian Fellowship, 10936 Moon Lake Road.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Want to help the family that lost two toddlers to a blaze that engulfed a trailer in Moon Lake? A local church is collecting donations for the surviving victims. People can drop off donations at Moon Lake Christian Fellowship, 10936 Moon Lake Road. “Somebody has to step up and do something, right?” said Pastor Lad Dubovsky. The donations are going to the victims of the fire that broke out Monday at 10637 Wabayo St. Twin 3-year-olds Micah and Miah Shaver, a boy and a girl respectively, died at the scene, according to officials. Their mother, Shannon Garza, 30, received burns on her arms and was taken to Bayonet Point Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Two otlder children were not at home at the time of the fire and …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Twin 3-year-olds perished in an early morning Nov. 12 blaze in Moon Lake.
A Pasco County Sheriff’s deputy was one of the first on the scene at a fatal fire in Moon Lake this morning. When he arrived, a woman was standing outside the fully engulfed home at 10637 Wabayo St. saying there were babies inside. She was “hysterical,” said Sheriff Chris Nocco. The deputy, however, had “no chance at all to go in there,” Nocco said. Pasco County Fire Rescue Chief Robert Davidson agreed. “Our crews did attempt to (perform) a rescue,” he said, adding that the blaze was too involved to enable entry into the mobile home. Two 3-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, neighbors say, died in the fire, Nocco confirmed. “It’s an absolute tragedy,” he said. “You can never say the right words.” Receive updates to this story and other …
A mobile home was fully engulfed.
UPDATE, 11:55 a.m.: Twin three-year-olds have been confirmed dead as a result of the fire. Read the updated story here. A mobile home fire in the Moon Lake area has claimed the life of at least one person. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, the fire broke out at 10637 Wabayo St. in Moon Lake sometime this morning, Nov. 12. Fire Rescue was able to put the fire out and has confirmed one fatality. No other details are available at this time. Stay with Patch for updates as they become available.