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£1million donated to Manchester Dogs' Home appeal

£1 million has now been donated to the Manchester Dogs' Home after 60 dogs were killed in a fire at the rehoming centre overnight.

£1million donated to Manchester Dogs' Home appeal Credit: Justgiving

Donations have been pouring in to the Justgiving page since the tragedy at the rehoming centre in Harpurhey at around 7pm last night.

150 dogs survived and are being cared for at the centre's sister site in Cheshire.

A 15-year-old boy is still being questioned on suspicion of arson.

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Celebrities tweet their support following fatal fire

Celebrities have taken to twitter to encourage their followers to donate money to the Manchester Dogs' Home following a fire which killed 60 animals overnight.

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£1 million target set for donations following fire

A target of £1 million to be raised in donations for the Manchester Dogs' Home has now been set.

More than £700,000 has been raised following the tragedy. Credit: Justgiving

So far more than £700,000 has been raised following the tragedy which saw 60 dogs die in the flames which broke out in the kennels last night.

A 15-year-old boy is still being questioned on suspicion of arson.

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Aftermath of Manchester Dogs' Home fire

The devastation caused by a fire at a dogs' home - which left more than 60 animals dead - has been revealed by Greater Manchester Police.

Police 'overwhelmed' by response to dog home fire

Police are urging people who want to make donations following the fire at Manchester Dog's Home to use the JustGiving website.

Greater Manchester Police said they were receiving a "very large number" of calls from members of the public wanting to make donations of dog food and money.

A 15-year-old youth remains in custody on suspicion of arson after the blaze killed more than 60 dogs.

Manchester Dogs' Home fund rockets to over £460,000

A fund set up in the wake of a devastating fire at Manchester Dogs' Home has now raised more than £460,000.

Earlier the kennels told ITV News the number of animals killed in the fire is expected to rise beyond 60.

Donations have flooded in since Manchester Evening News launched the appeal. Credit: JustGiving

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Dogs' home left devastated after deadly blaze

Firefighters have been assessing the damage at Manchester Dogs' Home after a blaze ripped through the kennels last night, killing more than 60 animals.

The scene at Manchester Dogs Home, Manchester, after a blaze killed more than 60 dogs. Credit: PA Wire
More than 30 firefighters brought the fire under control. Credit: PA Wire
The fire prompted a huge public response with donations of blankets and food. Credit: PA Wire

Donations to Manchester Dogs' home passes £250,000

More than £250,000 has been raised for Manchester Dogs' home after a devastating fire killed more than 40 dogs last night.

A fireman with a dog at Manchester Dogs Home, after a blaze which killed more than 40 dogs. Credit: PA Wire

The total sum raised on the JustGiving page set up by Manchester Evening News currently stands at £266,532 after more than 27,000 donations.

Around 150 dogs were rescued from the kennels, as local residents rushed to the site with blankets, cages and food.

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