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Aug 3, 2015 5:26 PM

Donations pour in for victims after Manchester fire displaces 17


MANCHESTER - Less than 24 hours after a 3-alarm fire tore through two apartment buildings on Second St. in Manchester, a local food pantry is overwhelmed with donations from the community, but say more is needed.

The fire broke out Sunday on a rear porch, fire officials said.

The cause remains under investigation.

St. Raphael Food Pantry in Manchester is organizing donations for the 17 people displaced by the fire.

These are the items they are accepting:




-Gift Cards

Four firefighters were injured in the fire, officials said.

Two were treated at Elliot Hospital, one for heat exhaustion and the other for a foot injury.

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