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Salvation Army shelter seeks linens after fire

Posted August 11, 2010

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— Fire damaged a linen closet at the Salvation Army of Wake County shelter, at 215 S. Person St. in Raleigh, early Saturday, a spokeswoman said.

No one was injured when the vent on a commercial dryer caught fire, but the building was evacuated while firefighters brought the blaze under control.

The greatest damage was to a linen closet where sheets, towels, blankets and diapers were stored. The Salvation Army asked that donations of linens be dropped off at the Person Street center.


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  • clayfan1 Aug 11, 2010

    I would be glad to send a donation. They do a wonderful job helping others.


  • Sunne Aug 11, 2010

    From what I've read and seen, most shelters have single beds. I am sure your donation will be appreciated.

  • NH Mom Aug 11, 2010

    What size sheets and blankets?