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Fundraiser to Benefit Those Affected by Lafayette Apartment Fire

Event on Saturday Features Appearance from Mayor Brown

March 18, 2017 - 7:19 am
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday to benefit the nearly 100 residents who were affected by the fire at the apartment building located on Lafayette Avenue on March 11.

The fundraiser will occur on Saturday, March 18 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Jericho Road Community Health Center located at 184 Barton Street in Buffalo. H.E.A.L. International will host the fundraiser and it will also feature an appearance from Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo Common Councilman David Rivera

That fire was started by 29-year-old Jonathan Jimenez who faces multiple charges including reckless endangerment and arson

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