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LAPORTE, Colo. (CBS4) – A restaurant in Laporte, northwest of Fort Collins, is stepping up to help the community devastated by the Cameron Peak Fire. Vern’s Place is offering free meals to firefighters and evacuees.

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The fire is the largest in state history and has since burned more than 205,000 acres.

“We just want to come together as a community to really help out our locals. We have a lot of locals who are volunteer firefighters, who are firefighters alone, who have also been evacuated from their families, their homes,” said Ashley Sell, the Co-owner, Vern’s Place. “So we just wanted to come together as a community to help all of them in a time of need.”

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The restaurant is accepting donations to help with their generosity.

LINK: Vern’s Place

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