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Teen Sisters Killed In Lancaster Fire, Campaign Says (UPDATE)

Anna and Ariana Leavitt.
Anna and Ariana Leavitt. Photo Credit: David Leavitt GoFundMe

An 18-year-old woman and her 13-year-old sister died in a Lancaster fire New Year's Weekend, according to authorities and alleged family members.

Anna Leavitt, the elder sister, died after being taken to the hospital in the 10:35 a.m. fire Saturday, Dec. 31 blaze on West Lemon Street, her dad said on a GoFundMe campaign.

Her sister, Ariana, died at Lehigh Valley Hospital — Cedar Crest on Monday, Jan. 2, at 12:21 a.m., the Lehigh Valley Coroner's Office said. 

The Lancaster City Fire Department, Lancaster City Fire Marshal, Lancaster City Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal were investigating.

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