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Homeless Shelter Fire Kills 4 Children

Fire swept through a bedroom at a homeless shelter Saturday night, killing four children.

The fire broke out about 8 p.m. on the second floor of the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Homeless Center for Families, Fire Commissioner Harold Hairston said.

The children, ages 5 months, 1, 4 and 9, are all believed to be members of the same family, he said.



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