Fire destroys Milford synagogue

MILFORD - A congregation in Milford spent the day cleaning up after a fire destroyed their synagogue this morning.Officials say the Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont went up in flames at about 9:30 a.m. when no one was there.Congregation leaders say they lost more than just a building today. Still, they say they will move on and rebuild the synagogue, which has been a fixture in the community for 80 years.Authorities say they don't know what caused the fire but don't suspect foul play.

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