Benefit Fund Set Up for Veteran Who Lost His Home After Weekend Fire

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - An 82-year-old decorated war veteran lost everything in a house fire this weekend.

Many viewers have asked how to help him out.

A fund has been set up at Community National Bank for Bobby Gann.

The account number is 10241245 or just say you're donating to the Bobby Gann benefit fund.

If you have any questions, you can call 685-8400.

That fire broke out at Gann's home in Midland County off of County Road 1136

The flames broke out in a back room and started from a small heating fan on the floor.

Bobby Gann says he left the heating fan in the room for his dogs and thinks it possibly shorted out while he was gone running errands.

He lost everything including his medals from serving in the Korean War and his prized Dallas Cowboys collection.