Some who lost their homes to the Babb-Malden fire say the outpouring of generosity has kept them going through unimaginable loss.
WHITMAN COUNTY, Wash. — The Labor Day wildfires destroyed the towns of Malden and Pine City, leaving many people in Whitman county without a home or a source of food.
But Saturday, Open Range food truck came in to give some people their first hot meals in days free of charge thanks to an anonymous donor fronting the cost for the food.
“Things like this happen, this is life,” said food truck owner Bill Basham. “If we were really worth a damn as a species, we would go – ‘let me help you.'”
Basham has been in the restaurant business for 25 years, with Open Range food truck being his newest project.
“I received a call yesterday, and it was someone saying they would like to donate to the