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Armagh fire: Fundraising campaign for devastated families surpasses £2,600 in less than 24 hours

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A fundraising campaign set up to help two Armagh families devastated by a fire in the city on Sunday has surpassed £2,600 in less than 24 hours.

The community response has seen Armagh I received dozens of messages of help and support from McKeevers Chemists to members of the public, as well as hundreds of generous donations taking the total close to £3,000.

Two homes in the Ardmore Avenue area were gutted in the blaze, which broke out at around 4.30pm.

Emergency services and residents have been widely praised for their swift actions, which thankfully saw nobody seriously injured.

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