A community is mourning the tragic loss of a little boy and a Go Fund Me has been set up to cover his funeral expenses.

Amy Newman lost her only son, 9-year-old Everett is a house fire in Remsen. She's recovering in the burn unit from severe burns she received trying to save him.

"Amy has worked so hard as a single mom and to have this outcome is truly tragic," Sheila Beaulac wrote on the fundraising page.

The fire broke out at the home on Maple Avenue just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, December18th. Amy and her father, Louis tried to save Everette who was later found on the second floor.

A wood stove on the first floor is believed to be what started the blaze.

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