Community Offers Support After Deadly OKC Home Explosion; Victims Identified

Thursday, September 24th 2020, 6:19 pm
By: Caleigh Bourgeois

The coroner has identified the girl who died in Thursday’s explosion as 14-year-old Berklee Maguire.

Maguire’s family home on Northeast 139th Street was destroyed in the propane explosion. Her father, mother and brother survived with injuries.

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Loved ones said the Maguires are a devout Christian family who helps others.

A GoFundMe page exceeded its goal of $10,000 in fundraising for the family within hours.

Neighbors said they would provide whatever help the family needs moving forward.

“It's a very close neighborhood. The people here work together and are concerned and believe me, they'll do everything they can to take care of this family,” one neighbor said.

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