Three Salem, Oregon-area restaurants suffered fires this summer, but one was particularly devastating. It reduced Squatchy’s BBQ, a food trailer opened by a U.S. Army veteran less than a year earlier, to a hunk of twisted metal.
Nothing was salvageable.
But an outpouring of generosity from hundreds of people, near and far, have helped Jason and Julie Lorraine rebuild from the ashes.
On a Sunday morning in mid-July, Jason Lorraine was