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Fire can't stop San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission's Thanksgiving feast
Fire can't stop San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission's Thanksgiving feast

Georgina Rodriguez could feel the heat on her back in the middle of the night as she ran from the burning North Hollywood homeless shelter. The teenager and her family watched in horror as the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission burned to the ground in May. The family of five had just settled in after living in the back of a moving truck. Once again, they didn't know where they would sleep at night. The rescue mission's Saticoy Street emergency shelter was a total loss, displacing the 31 people staying there. The overnight fire, which started at an adjacent wood pallet warehouse, destroyed the mission's clothing and food warehouse, as well as vehicles used to deliver...

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