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12 Die, Including 8 Children, in Philadelphia House Fire

HeadlineJan 06, 2022

In Philadelphia, at least 12 people died Wednesday, including eight children, in the city’s deadliest fire in over a century. The dead included two sisters and several of their children. The blaze occurred in a row house owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority. As many as 26 people were inside the building when the fire began. Authorities say none of the building’s four smoke detectors went off when it started.

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