Steuben County’s Habitat for Humanity is grappling with the aftermath of a destructive fire that broke out on July 20, causing significant damage to their building.
The fire, which started around 6 p.m. and was not fully extinguished until after 10 p.m., claimed the majority of the donation center along with tens of thousands of dollars worth of donations. The sales floor and offices were also affected by smoke damage.
Despite the devastating setback, the organization, which has been serving the community for over thirty years, remains determined to continue its mission.
The organization is calling on community members for support in this difficult time. Donations can be made at www.habitatcorning.org/restore. No official cause of the fire has been determined yet.
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