Santa rides to the rescue of Ashburn family's Christmas

A family that lost everything in a fire gets an early visit from Santa and his elves.

ASHBURN, VA (WUSA9) - A week after a fire destroyed their family's home, Santa and his reindeer rode in to save Christmas for Serge and Rita Elkhoueiry and their three young children.

Members of the the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department were in full costume when they paid a visit to the Elkhoueiry family bearing gifts.

Even their hogs were dressed up like reindeers.

Only a week ago, the family lost everything in a fire, even their Christmas presents.

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The family had recently relocated from Qatar and had only been living in the home for a month when they fire happened.

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office determined a malfunctioning fireplace was the cause.

 

 

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