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Only fond memories left after fire

Tears flow as Starbuck United Church burns to ground

Reader Raymond Mollot from Archie's meats sent this picture of the 110-year-old United Church in Starbuck engulfed in flames Friday afternoon.
Gas main on church engulfed in flames.
Starbuck United Church, built in 1906, is engulfed in flames.
The Starbuck United Church in Starbuck, Manitoba caught fire and is a total loss Friday. Firefighters keep the fire under control near 3 p.m. to prevent it from spreading to homes on either side of the structure.
Firefighters douse the flames of the fire that destroyed the 110-year-old United Church in the community of Starbuck this afternoon. The blaze began shortly after lunch, and fire crews from the RM of Macdonald and neighbouring municipalities responded.

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