On Friday, May 17, a house operated by Youth and Shelter Services in Boone, Iowa caught on fire with one person inside.  Nyakouth Chuol, a 17-year old resident of the shelter, was found on the kitchen floor after firefighters contained the fire and searched for potential victims inside.  Ms. Chuol did not survive the incident.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. No other residents were present at the time of the fire.  Donations may be made to pay for Ms. Chuol's funeral expenses and to help rebuild what was lost in the damage.  They may be sent to Youth and Shelter Services, 420 Kellogg Ave., Ames, Iowa 50014.

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