A Rusk County deputy lost his home and his belongings on Friday.

According to a GoFundMe that has been set up, Patrol Sergeant Clint Ruthven’s house burned down on Friday January 11, around 4 a.m. He is a single father and had been in law enforcement for almost 10 years.

The GoFundMe, which was set up January 12, has a goal of $6,000. It currently has $4,800 towards the goal.

Patrol Sergeant Clint Ruthven's house burned down last night on 01/11/2019 at approximately 0400 hours. Clint is a single father and has been in Law Enforcement for almost 10 years. As his friend and coworker I know he was already working hard to make ends meet before this tragedy struck.