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Neighbors remember man killed in Meriden house fire


MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Some Hillside Street neighbors are grieving after firefighters say a house fire killed 40-year-old Kevin Appell.

Fire Marshal Steve Trella says neighbors tried to break down the door knowing their friend was inside, but the flames grew too fast. 291 more words

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Cicero Landlord Convicted Of Murder In Fire Deaths

CHICAGO (AP)–A suburban Chicago landlord has been found guilty of seven counts of first-degree murder in the deaths resulting from a Valentine’s Day 2010 arson fire. 126 more words

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Public inquiry into L'Isle-Verte fire set to open

It was a tragedy that made worldwide headlines and wounded a small town of 1,500 people 27 kilometres east of Rivière-du-Loup.

When veteran coroner Cyrille Delâge opens a public inquiry Monday into the Jan. 776 more words

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Fund Established For Survivor Of Fire That Killed 6

Friends and family held a spaghetti dinner Sunday for the sole survivor of a deadly house fire.

Last month, flames tore through a home in McKeesport killing six people. 36 more words

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Candle Cited As Cause Of Fatal Versailles Fire

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a fire that killed an elderly man and injured the victim’s son and a firefighter was probably started by a candle. 160 more words

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Prosecutors Play Tapes Of Landlord Discussing Fatal Fire

(CBS) – Prosecutors presented a major piece of evidence Friday in the trial of a landlord accused of setting fire to his Cicero building and killing seven people. 171 more words

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Mahaska County Fire Claims Man's Life

TAINTOR, Iowa – Investigators are working to determine the cause of a massive house fire that claimed the life of a man in the small town of Taintor Thursday night. 261 more words

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