The New Jersey firefighter and Airman who arrived at a fire at his own house is now living in the fire station with his family, local sources report.
Jason Penwell, who recently lost his house and a family pet to a fire, has been given temporary use of the Tabernacle Fire station as a shelter for his family while arrangements are made for new housing.
Declared unsafe to inhabit, Penwell’s home was leveled the night of the fire and arrangements were made for new housing through the military at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
However, until then, the Penwell family will have to make due at the fire station.
“In the big scheme of things, it’s a house, a place where we sleep,” Penwell told ABC 6. “But my kids are OK, my wife is OK.”