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Money raised for Md. family affected by fire

Thursday - 2/7/2013, 1:16pm  ET

MYERSVILLE, Md. -- Community members have pledged more than $63,000 to a family that lost two daughters in a Frederick County fire.

The January 31 house fire near Myersville claimed the lives of 6-year-old Sophie Paige Lillard and 3-year-old Madigan Grace Lillard.

The Frederick News-Post says (http://bit.ly/XXf5gZ) more than half of the money was raised by Fit for Life Boot Camp, an organization in which the girls' mother, Christine Lillard, was involved.

The Lillard family issued a statement saying it was grateful for the support.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire, which gutted the house and caused an estimate $200,000 in damage.

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Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com


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