Support Expands for Family of House Explosion

July 26, 2012 Updated Jul 26, 2012 at 8:15 PM EDT

By WKBW Admin

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July 26, 2012 Updated Jul 26, 2012 at 8:15 PM EDT

TOWN OF WILSON N.Y. (WKBW) The powerful explosion that destroyed a family home and killed a young teenage girl, has generated a large response from the community.

Early Tuesday morning, the Johnson family home exploded killing 14-year old Sarah Johnson and injuring her parents and two siblings.

Jody Johnson and his 16-year old son, Nathan, were released from the Erie County Medical Center on Thursday.

However, Judy Johnson is still is fair condition, while her daughter, 16-year old, Katie, remains in critical condition with severe burns.

The tragedy has touched the hearts of many people resulting in many donations of clothing and money.

A community organized bake sale has already raised over $400 at the Nelson Family Restaurant and Bar in Wilson.

The owner of the Coffee Culture Cafe on Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, Michael Meade, is giving 100% of this week's sales to the family.

There are also donation websites being set up on indiegogo.com that organizers hope will raise enough money to allow the family to rebuild their home