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Donations Wanted for McAllen Apartment Fire Victims

5 years 5 months 4 hours ago Sunday, July 09 2017 Jul 9, 2017 July 09, 2017 3:25 PM July 09, 2017 in News

MCALLEN - McAllen I.S.D. is looking for donations to help the victims of Friday's apartment complex fire.

The fire broke out Friday afternoon on Iris Avenue and 23rd Street. A shelter is set up at Lincoln Middle School. People can drop off clothes, diapers, toiletries and blankets from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday and 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday. Lincoln Middle School is located on 27th Street and Pecan Road. McAllen I.S.D. also needs volunteers to sort through clothes on Monday.

Forty-seven people were displaced after a fire erupted at a McAllen apartment complex Friday afternoon. The American Red Cross are helping the individuals that were impacted by the blaze with the shelter at Lincoln Middle School. McAllen Assistant Fire Chief James Schultz said the Hidalgo County Fire Marshals are still investigating the case.

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