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Westerly fire-damaged building torn down

By Sean D. Elliot

Published April 02. 2013 12:00PM   Updated April 02. 2013 11:59PM

Westerly - Spectators watched from the Pawcatuck River Park as a pair of excavators from Cherenzia Excavation demolished what was left of 3-7 Commerce St. across the river in Westerly Tuesday.

The building was damaged in a fire over a week ago leaving 11 residents homeless as well as two popular local businesses.

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