Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out After the ‘Devastating Fire’ That Destroyed Her Family’s Farm

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere of 20th Century Fox

Jennifer Lawrence is grateful for group. The Hunger Games star has spoken out following the hearth that decimated a part of her household’s farm in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday, Nov. 27. The farm additionally served as a summer time camp known as Camp Hi Ho, which Lawrence and her siblings grew up attending and is at present run by her brother, Blaine Lawrence.

Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere of 20th Century Fox's 'Dark Phoenix' at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 04, 2019 in Hollywood, California | Rich Fury/Getty Images
Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere of 20th Century Fox’s ‘Dark Phoenix’ at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 04, 2019 in Hollywood, California | Rich Fury/Getty Images

Lawrence’s household farm was severely broken in a hearth after Thanksgiving

Camp Hi Ho shared in a Facebook post on Saturday, Nov. 28, that their barn had been destroyed a hearth. According to WLKY News, the blaze began round 9 p.m. on Nov. 27. It reportedly took a greater than an hour for 30 firefighters to place out the hearth. Six firetrucks had been required to assist douse the flames.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm the news that we lost our barn last night in a horrible fire,” Blaine wrote in his assertion. “We are deeply thankful that no people or animals were hurt, but we are still mourning the loss of years of hard work and memories that occurred in these walls.”

“Words cannot describe the pain we are in, but we are so incredibly grateful for the Simpsonville Fire Department and all the other firefighters who responded to our emergency,” the assertion continued. “You are true heroes. We are also so grateful for the countless members of our community who have reached out to support us during this time. Your love and kindness mean the world to us.”

Camp Hi Ho is a summer time day camp that often hosts kids sponsored by the Make-A-Wish basis.

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Jennifer Lawrence known as Camp Hi Ho a ‘muddy, messy paradise’

In an announcement to People, the Oscar winner detailed her fond childhood reminiscences of the camp and expressed her heartbreak over the tragic fireplace.

“I want to thank my Louisville community for reaching out to my family and me following the devastating fire that sadly destroyed a significant part of Camp Hi Ho,” the 30-year-old star stated. “Thankfully, because of our amazing firefighters and first responders, no one was hurt and all of the animals were kept safe.”

As the Silver Linings Playbook star continued, “I grew up on that farm, going to Camp Hi Ho every summer. When my brother Blaine took it over, he applied his creative mind and fun loving spirit and expanded a camp that was already the coolest, because it was the only place where kids could do whatever they wanted. A muddy messy paradise.”

Lawrence then famous that her household hopes to have the camp again up and working by summer time 2021.

“I’m grateful to Camp Hi Ho for the amazing childhood memories,” she shared. “My family and I are working together to help Blaine through this. And we are so grateful for the widespread support from the community to get Camp Hi Ho back up and running so we can welcome kids back this summer.”

According to an electronic mail despatched from Blaine to camp dad and mom obtained by TMZ, the injury to the barn was intensive. The constructing reportedly contained Blaine’s workplace, an indoor rock wall for the campers, horse stalls, a horseback using space, storage for farm gear, a wildlife show heart, and extra. The explanation for the hearth is at present being investigated by Kentucky authorities.

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