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Blaze kills Pennsylvania firefighter's 10 relatives, 3 of them children

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A volunteer firefighter said the 10 victims included his son, daughter, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, three grandchildren and two other relatives.
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A blaze kills a firefighter's 10 relatives, 3 of them children

A blaze kills a firefighter's 10 relatives, 3 of them children

2 monthes ago   |   By

Fire tore quickly through a house in northeastern Pennsylvania, horrifying a volunteer firefighter who arrived to battle the blaze only to discover the victims were his own family. (Image credit: Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise via AP)
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