Seniors Flee Inferno at West Chester Senior Living Community

As flames spread through the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pennsylvania overnight, EMTs, doctors, firefighters, paramedics and civilians rushed to assist those who could not escape the flames without help.

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Seniors wrapped in blankets to protect them from the cold sit outside their senior home, Barclay Friends, as a massive inferno rages inside on Nov. 16, 2017.
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Seniors wrapped in blankets to protect them from the cold sit outside their senior home, Barclay Friends, as a massive inferno rages inside on Nov. 16, 2017.
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Intense flames tear through the Barclay Friends senior living community in West Chester, Pa.
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Flames tear through the building.
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A look at the smoldering senior-living community Friday morning.
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Chester County DA Tom Hogan holds a helmet that was worn by a firefighter battling an intense blaze at the Barclay Friends senior home last Thursday. The helmet began to melt and crack from the intense heat, Hogan said.
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This still from a drone shows the Barclay Friends senior living facility Friday afternoon.
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