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Remains of final 2 victims of senior home inferno recovered

In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, fire fighters battle a blaze at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa. At least 20 people were injured in the massive fire at the senior living community about 35 miles west of Philadelphia. (Steven M. Falk/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 6:38 PM

PHILADELPHIA - Investigators have recovered the remains of the final two victims of a fire at a Pennsylvania senior living community.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says the remains were found Wednesday inside the charred shell of Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, near Philadelphia.

Investigators had located the remains of the first two victims on Tuesday.

The blaze tore through the complex last Thursday night. More than two dozen people were injured and 133 residents were displaced.

Chester County's district attorney said Monday that four residents were unaccounted for, including a husband and wife.

The victims have not yet been identified.

Investigators say the focus now will be on trying to determine the origin and cause of the fire.

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