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Man, 74, found alive in rubble 5 days after Washington, D.C. fire

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Five days after a fire burned through a senior living center in Washington, D.C., a 74-year-old man was found alive.
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74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

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Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday.
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Senior Resident Found Alive In D.C. Apartment 5 Days After Fire

Senior Resident Found Alive In D.C. Apartment 5 Days After Fire

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Raymond Holton, 74, was found alive and well in his apartment at a senior living center when building inspectors showed up to assess damage from Wednesday's fire.
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