Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 21, 2014

State fire marshal on scene of blaze that destroyed the Richlands food pantry

RICHLANDS, Va. — R.C. “Moon” Mullins, the manager of the Good Samaritan Food Pantry, was touring the site of the fire early Friday morning with the state Fire Marshal, according to Moon’s wife, Blanch Mullins.

“Today is food day, and I know there will be a lot of people who are expecting to get food,” Blanch Mullins said. “It’s a big loss to the whole area.”

The food pantry was destroyed by fire Thursday evening. The cause of the fire is not known at this time. Fire and rescue squad units across the region responded to the blaze Thursday night, including the Richlands  Fire Department and Richlands Rescue Squad.


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