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4 Children Killed in Fast-Moving Rowhouse Fire

Saturday, 05 Jul 2014 07:13 AM

 

A fast-moving rowhouse fire in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday left four children dead and burned through a number of homes, officials said.

Fire department officials said the blaze destroyed eight rowhomes and engulfed a total of 10 houses. There was no immediate word on other injuries or the cause of the fire, officials said.

The fire started shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday, and was brought under control by about 4 a.m., officials said.

Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer called the events 'tragic."

"This is a tragic, tragic day for the city of Philadelphia. Tragic," Sawyer said. "We lost four children today."

 


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A fast-moving rowhouse fire in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday left four children dead and burned through a number of homes, officials said. Fire department officials said the blaze destroyed eight rowhomes and engulfed a total of 10 houses. There was no immediate...
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