Loudon County Sheriff’s Office holds donation drive for deputy following house fire

Deputy Ken Palmer and his family lost everything in a house fire on Monday, April 5
Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 6:59 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office hopes to help one of their fellow deputies start to rebuild. A fire destroyed Kenny Palmer’s family home on April 5. The family is safe, but now all their belongings are lost. The Sheriff’s Office set up a donation drive for Tuesday in the hopes to get some things back.

The donation drive starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday night at the Loudon County Justice Center Parking Lot.

The Sheriff’s Office posted what the family needs on Facebook.

“Men’s Pants 34x30

Men’s Shorts 34

Men’s Large Shirts

Ladies Pants 14W

Ladies Tops Large

Youth Large or 14-16 shirt, Boys 12 pants

Adult medium shirt, 32/30 pants

Men’s shoes size 7 and 9

Women’s shoes size 8

New bedding supplies


Gift Cards

School Supplies/Back Packs


The Sheriff’s Office says it will also set up a GoFundMe account for monetary donations.

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