Go Fund Me set up for Bliesner family
Last updated 9/11/2020 at 10:11am
CHENEY – The only warning Malden residents John and Carolyn Bliesner had of the coming disaster was the urgent pounding on their door and yelled instructions to leave - now.
The couple's daughter, Connie Marsh, said they only had time to grab a few things before they bolted from their home on West Moreland and fled to nearby Rosalia to seek shelter along with other residents from the firestorm that consumed 70-80 percent of the small Whitman County town.
"It's hard to understand," Marsh of Cheney said Tuesday morning. "It sounded like the winds changed direction."
The fire began near Babb...