Fire destroys Wooster home of former state representative

The Meeks family in Wooster, who have eight adopted children and one foster child, lost their house and everything in it in a fire on Tuesday. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Stephen Swofford)

A fire on Tuesday morning destroyed the Wooster home of former state Rep. David Meeks.

Meeks and his wife, Naomi, along with eight adopted children and another they are caring for, moved into the house less than four months ago, Meeks said on Wednesday.