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Valley News Dispatch

Plum School District collects clothing, supplies for victims of house fire

| Friday, December 21, 2018 5:36 p.m

The Plum School District community came together to help a family displaced by a fire this week.

Clothing and other supplies for a boy and three girls, ages 19 months through 10 years old, were collected at Pivik Elementary through Friday.

More collection efforts are expected to take place after the holidays.

Unity Volunteer Fire Department Chief Glenn Kopec Jr. said a fire forced a family of six from their two-story home along the 300 block of Allegheny Avenue on Wednesday.

The house was seriously damaged, Kopec said. Allegheny County Fire Marshal’s investigating the cause of the fire.

The family and fire fighters were not injured, but a cat and a few kittens did not survive, said Plum EMS Operations Director Brian Maloney.

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