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Update: Family statement for victims of house fire in Riddle, Oregon - 03/03/17

The Howell, Hall, Hendricks and Young families have made the following additional statement on behalf of their family members and relatives involved in the house fire tragedy on March 1, 2017 in Riddle, Oregon:

The families have decided to donate Tabitha Howell and her son Andrew Hall-Young's organs to give the gift of life to others. Again, they appreciate all the prayers and offers of support from everyone and are forever grateful. At this time, funeral arrangements are being made.

The love and support the family has received from the doctors, nurses and the support staff at Legacy Health Oregon Burn Center has been tremendous. We want to thank all of you for all you have done for us during this tragic time.

The families are declining requests for interviews. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

Media inquiries: Legacy Health Media Pager, 503-938-7788

Family statement for victims of house fire in Riddle, Oregon - 03/02/17

The Howell, Hall, Hendricks and Young families have made the following statement on behalf of their family members and relatives involved in the house fire tragedy on March 1, 2017 in Riddle, Oregon.

"The families would like to thank all of the first responders, including the Oregon State Police, Sheriff's office, EMTs and firemen who came out and helped our family on this tragic day.

The community has been so generous in their response to our needs with prayer and offers of support, and we are very grateful.

At this time, we are requesting continued prayers and your respect for our privacy, as we are grieving our loss."

The families are declining requests for interviews. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

Media inquiries: Legacy Health Media Pager, 503-938-7788.