With Kengard Manor destroyed, the loss of the 35 or so rental units will have quickly plunged Merritt’s already minimal rental availability to nearly zero, while increasing those looking for alternate longterm housing.

Kengard Manor fire. Yesterday’s fire which destroyed Kengard Manor apparently started in a dryer in the laundryroom around 12noon — and burned out of control through the afternoon. By early evening, flames could be seen blazing out through the roof…

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