Victims of West Chester senior home fire ID'd

- The Chester County Coroner’s Office released the identities of the four people who died in the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community fire in West Chester. 

According to the coroner's office, the victims have been identified as Mildred E. Gadde, Theresa J. Malloy, Delores G. Parker and Thomas F. Parker

Officials say the cause of death for all four individuals was smoke inhalation. The manner of death is still pending.

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The 5-alarm fire started on November 16 in the south wing and quickly spread to multiple buildings. Flames could be seen shooting from the roofs and windows of the structures. Residents were forced to evacuate outside into the cold with temperatures overnight hovering in the low 40s.


The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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