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Police: Two firefighters die in Schuylkill County house fire; body found outside identified

The two became trapped while trying to put out the blaze, as other firefighters worked quickly to try to rescue them.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2022-01-18 05:00:00

Funeral services held for 12 people killed in Philadelphia fire

Three sisters — Rosalee McDonald, Virginia Thomas and Quinsha White — and nine of their children died in the blaze.

By The Associated Press

A Christmas tree caused the blaze that killed 12 people in Philadelphia, officials said

A lighter ignited a Christmas tree and caused one of the deadliest fires in Philadelphia’s history.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Investigators look into whether a 5-year-old might have started the deadly Philadelphia blaze

ATF specialists and other investigators took photos and combed through the charred, three-story brick duplex owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

By Claudia Lauer/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Investigators search for cause of Philadelphia house fire that killed 12

The city’s deadliest single blaze in more than a century took the lives of eight children.

By The Associated Press