(WICHITA, Kan.) — "The flames just started shooting out. We tried to put water on it but to no avail," explains Brian Weeks.
Nearly 24 hours after it happened, he and his wife Jennifer say it's still sinking in. With little left of their south Oliver home, the couple will ring in the New Year trying to find anything salvageable.
"Not much happened to that dollhouse, she's had that since she was a little girl," Brian pointed out.
The couple says it's the little things that's allowing them to stay optimist. "It seems like the things that were the most sentimental are the things that are still here by the grace of God," said Jennifer.
Pictures and antiques, all look covered in soot but will fine once their cleaned. Jennifer just wishes she could say the same about the house which has been part of her family since the 50's.