Neighbors Help During Massive Senior Living Center Fire

Chester County emergency officials say at least 20 people have been taken to area hospitals for treatment.

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Dozens of neighbors rushed to the scene of a massive late-night fire that injured at least 20 people at a Pennsylvania senior living community, wrapping the elderly in blankets and carrying them to ambulances in makeshift gurneys. Larry Kingsland, 62, said Friday he and scores of people who live around the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community ferried elderly residents to medics as firefighters rescued them from the blaze. “Everyone saw how devastating the fire was…

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