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Revised 2/28/08List of incidents that have claimed three or more lives per fire.
Civilian fire deaths
Prepared from media sources
writer-tech.com 413-323-6002
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DateTimeLocationStateFatalitiesAdultsChildrenCauseVictimsAgeYPLLOccupancy

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1/3/07ColumbiaSC312SmokingFemale57

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Male5

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Female2

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1/4/0710:30 PMBerlinNH33Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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1/6/07Lafeyette ParishLA413

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1/10/07Old JeffersonLA33Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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1/11/07HerefordTX404Child playing with matchesUnknownInfant

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Unknown2

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UnknownChild

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UnknownChild

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1/12/072:23 AMPetersburgVA33Single Family

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1/13/0711:00 PMHuntingtonWV963Multi-Family

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1/16/07MagazineAR321ElectricalUnknownAdult

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UnknownAdult

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Female6

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1/18/0711:00 PMNew CastleDE33Single Family

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1/19/0710:00 AMHarfordMD523Single Family

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1/20/07Sacramento CountyCA312

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1/19/073:00 AMFishkillNY523

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1/20/07HammondIN33

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1/22/07YorkPA312Female57

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Male5

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Female2

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1/25/07PhiladelphiaPA321

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1/25/07GranbyMO321Female46Mobile home

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Male32

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Female15

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2/2/07BrentwoodNY321Male40

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Female38

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Male11 mos

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2/3/07PhiladelphiaMS321

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2/6/07BardstownKY1064

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2/6/07FriendsvilleTN44

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2/7/07HuddlestonVA312

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2/7/073:20 AMYspilantiMI33Multi-Family

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2/11/07PhiladelphiaPA514

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2/11/07FresnoTX413

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2/14/07PhiladelphiaPA312

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2/15/07GoshenIN312

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2/15/072:00 AMLeblancLA624Mobile Home

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2/16/07HammondLA312Single Family

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2/17/073:30 AMWaynesburgPA716

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2/22/07RaleighNC321

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2/26/072:00 AMSouthfieldMI422Multi-Family

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2/28/07LaSalleLA312

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3/1/07MarkesanWI312

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3/3/07ClaxtonGA33

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3/3/07ChesterfieldVA321

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3/4/07MolineIL33

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3/4/072:30 AMImmokaleeFL44Mobile Home

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3/7/07RandolphNC413

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3/7/0711:00 PMNew YorkNY1019Multi-Family

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3/7/07St. PaulMN321

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3/10/077:00 AMChicagoIL44Multi-Family

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3/12/0711:00 PMManvilleNJ312

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3/17/07MurphyOR33

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3/20/07West Sadsbury TownshipPA422

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3/22/07HollandWI33

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3/23/07JacksonMI321

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3/28/07HoustonTX33

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3/31/07Forks Township, Sullivan CountyPA312

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4/10/07MemphisTN413

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4/10/074:30 AMHappy ValleyCA651

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4/13/07CahokiaMO413

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4/15/07QuincyIL505

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4/15/07Kendell TownshipIL312

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4/17/07GaryIN312

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4/25/072:00 AMSatsumaFL422

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4/27/071:00 AMThibodeauxLA312

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5/1/07Winchester EstatesAZ413FemaleAdultMobile home

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Child

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Child

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Child

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5/8/0710:30 PMKansas CityMO312

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5/10/07Old JeffersonLA321Male4433.60Residential

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Female4136.60

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Female1463.60

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5/21/0712:45 AMDetroitMI413

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5/22/07BaltimoreMD835Careless disposal of smoking materialsResidential

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Deneen Thomas4334.60

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Tashon Thomas1661.60

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Davonta Witherspoon1364.60

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William Hyman6611.60

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Nijuan Thomas374.60

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Domonic Thompson2750.60

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Melvin Beckett1364.60

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MarQuis Ellis770.60

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5/24/072:30 AMSaginawMI615Unattended barbecue grill.Residential

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Samuel Watkins3344.60

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Adam Dupuis1364.60

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Majesty Price869.60

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Destiny Price572.60

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Essence Price374.60

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Chad Skinner176.60

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5/27/07SpotswoodNJ330Not reported as of 6/23/07Residential

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Roman Lipinski5324.60

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Alfred Soos5918.60

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Unidentified female

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6/7/077:30 AMRiverdaleGA532ArsonLodging

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Freddie Colston Jr.2670.60

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Shakita Jones3270.60

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Melvin Jones4370.60

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Devon Jones1270.60

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Desha Jones1070.60

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6/12/071:30 AMPittsburghPA505Not reported as of 6/29/07Residential

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Daekia Holyfield770.60

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Cedano Holyfield473.60

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Dezekiah Holyfield374.60

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Azquel Rankin572.60

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Andre Rankin671.60

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6/22/07ChampaignIL312Not reported as of 6/23/07Residential

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Tom Keeton3047.60

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Robert Devin Taylor572.60

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Kaelin Taylor1364.60

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6/26/07SimmsTX303Not reported as of 6/26/07Residential

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Jordan Donette Tinsley968.60

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John Robert Lynn Tinsley770.60

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Benjamin Luke Tinsley671.60

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6/28/074:30 AMBurtonsvilleMD413Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen after Nuka placed a plastic device used to sterilize baby bottles near the stove, which was on.Residential

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Elsie Nuka3047.60

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Makenzie Foncham0.33

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Megan Foncham275.60

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Chanelle Foncham473.60

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7/14/073:00 AMBaltimoreMD312Residential

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Raheem Muhammad2849.60

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Royelle Riley968.60

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Markia Summerfield770.60

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7/14/077:19 AMHendersonNC312Residential

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Stacy Moore3443.60

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Kadarius Moore1265.60

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Kadijah Moore1265.60

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7/25/0710:00 AMBellevueNE303Juvenile fire play cigarette lighterAlma Guevara1661.60

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Nevaeh Estrada275.60

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Angela Zamarripa11 mos77.00

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7/27/075:00 AMBatesvilleMS422Unreported as of 7/27/07Stephanie Holman2849.60Mobile home

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Christopher Owens2849.60

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Dy'Darious Holman968.60

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Christian Owens23 mos77.00

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7/28/071:30 AMLemooreCA523Unreported as of 7/28/07Derik Faubion1958.60Multi-Family

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Michell Mattison1958.60

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Lexus Bisner473.60

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Ariel Bisner275.60

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Hayden4 mos77.00

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7/31/07EllenboroNC312Unreported as of 7/31/07Father

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Son869.60

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Son671.60

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8/2/07SyracuseNY312Repairing mini bike in enclosed porchAmber Pirong2057.60

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Andy Austin1265.60

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Carl Austin1166.60

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8/2/07EagleID321Unreported as of 8/2/07Harold Eugene Waterer3839.60Mobile home

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Heather Bohlin (32 weeks pregnant)1958.60

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Star D. Waterer869.60

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8/5/07MarionNY422CandleDavid Trude2651.60Residential

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Kelly Trude2948.60

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Danielle Borate1166.60

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Kaitlyn3 mos77.00

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8/6/07Port LavacaTX312Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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8/11/075:32 AMSt. JosephMO624Unreported as of 8/11/07Adult maleResidential

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Adult female

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Child

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Child

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Child

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Child

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8/11/07NapervilleIL312Unreported as of 8/13/07Nimishaa Tiwari4566.60Residential

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Vakaghan Tiwari466.60

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Fananya Tiwari18 mos77.00

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8/13/07RenoNV33Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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8/19/072:14 AMEastonMD33Unreported as of 08/20/07UnidentifiedResidential

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Unidentified

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Unidentified

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9/2/07HazletNJ321Smoking or electricalKatherine Arndt-Paduano3542.60Mobile home

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Matthew Paduano2453.60

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Zachary Arndt968.60

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9/9/07LeasburgNC321Unreported as of 9/12/07Jerry Briant Rimmer3740.60Residential

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Stacy Evans3344.60

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Austin Rimmer1477.60

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9/16/07GreenvilleOH532Unreported as of 9/17/07UnreportedResidential

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Unreported

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Unreported

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Unreported

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Unreported

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9/24/07New YorkNY321Unreported as of 9/24/07Unreported761.60Residential

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Unreported5027.60

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Unreported1265.60

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9/24/07Scotland CountyNC404Unreported as of 9/24/070Rasheem Williams1265.60Mobile home

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Jadeda Williams1067.60

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Devon Wiliams968.60

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Brian Williams374.60

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9/29/07Moses LakeWA312Unreported as of 10/1/07Daniel Villareal2849.60Residential

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4209 Moon DriveDante Beltran770.60

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Natalie Beltran572.60

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10/3/07Liberty CountyGA33Unreported as of 1/3/07NOTE: the ages of the victims have not been identified as of 10/4/07. Therefore they are being classified as adults until this determination is made by an autopsy.

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213 Live Oak Church RoadUnreported

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Unreported

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10/11/07AshlandKY33Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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10/28/077:00 AMOcean Isle BeachNC77Unreported as of 10/28/07Justin Michael Anderson1958.60

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Travis Lane Cale1958.60

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Lauren Astrid Mahon1859.60

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Cassidy Fae Pendley1859.60

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William Robert Rhea1859.60

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Allison Christine Walden1958.60

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Emily Lauren Yelton1859.60

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10/31/07New YorkNY312Electrical4037.60

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1067.60

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572.60

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11/2/07WelltonAZ312Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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11/18/0710:30 PMBaton RougeLA33Unidentied as of 11/18/07Multi-Family

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Unidentied as of 11/18/07

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Unidentied as of 11/18/07

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11/25/071:00 AMWest Chester TownshipOH33Aubrey Butler770.60

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Alexander Butler572.60

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Braden Butler374.60

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11/25/07GreenwoodMS33Briana Jackson1265.60

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Tysandra Jackson275.60

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Bysandra Jackson275.60

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11/27/0712:50 AMEstill CountyKY422Unidentified as of 11/27/07

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Unidentified as of 11/27/07

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Unidentified as of 11/27/07

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Unidentified as of 11/27/07

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11/28/07PetersburgVA33Tiffany Coleman1661.60

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Giavonni Webb770.60

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Manzell Wilson6 mos

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11/28/0710:00 PMToledoOH413Unidentified as of 11/29/07

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Unidentified as of 11/29/07

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Unidentified as of 11/29/07

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Unidentified as of 11/29/07

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12/3/07Shaker HeightsOH303Unknown

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Unknown

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Unknown

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12/3/07ChicagoIL312Maria Escareno

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Jesse Escareno374.60

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Juan Escareno 10 mos

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12/6/07North ManchesterWI33Nicholas Michael Flynn1859.60

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Michael Baston1859.60

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Christopher Shepherd1958.60

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12/7/07BridgeportCT321Arturo Iselo2948.60

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Ana Hernandez3146.60

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Omar Iselo176.60

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12/7/07LockettTX413Myra Yesenia Palomares 1859.60

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Alexis Fernando Munoz374.60

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Angel Gabriel Avilez 275.60

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12/10/07DerwoodMD321Paula Curiel752.60

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Guillermina ‘‘Gail” Curiel Garcia4532.60

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Adam Sanchez572.60

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12/12/073:00 AMUnionNJ431Flotildo Tullao

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Edgardo Aguas5720.60

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Digna Aguas4730.60

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Aguas1463.60

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12/12/07Oklahoma CityOK33Unidentified as 12/12/07

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Unidentified as of 12/12/07

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Unidentified as of 12/12/07

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12/14/07Long BeachCA33Heating applicanceJasmine Aviles1067.60

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Jocelin Aviles 770.60

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Stephanie Aviles671.60

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12/15/072:00 AMYorkPA422ElectricalJose Hernandez4037.60

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Arecely Hernandez (4 mos pregnant)3839.60

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Gema Hernandez1463.60

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Jose Hernandez176.60

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12/15/07KetchikanAK44Unattended cookingDebertson Bertolano1760.60

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Denbert Credito 572.60

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Kristinenoell Harris374.60

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Unidentified

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12/16/073:34 AMSalisburyMD321ElectricalChristopher Connolly3047.60

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Angel Mae Marshall2849.60

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Cora Edgar671.60

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12/17/07DetroitMI33Unidentified adult

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Unidentified adult

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Unidentified adult

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12/20/0712:13 AMVallejoCA321David Dikes55House

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Douglas Dikes50

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Benjamin Stickle11 mos

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12/20/0712:00 PMLivingstonTX33Julian Jack Smith473.60Mobile Home

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Kyle Soto473.60

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Vanessa Soto473.60

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12/22/075:06 AMKilleenTX33Leaking propaneUnidentied male4730.60Mobile Home

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Unidentified female5621.60

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Eric WilsonAdult

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12/29/071:30 AMLittle RockAR33Kevin Green473.60House

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Dakelion Williams374.60

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Dwayne Williams275.60

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12/29/0710:50 PMOak ForestIL33Unidentified adultApartment

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Unidentified adult

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Unidentified child

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MonthFiresTotal fire deathsAdultChildren

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January13512625

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February16672443

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March16592732

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April8321220209

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May6271116

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June520515

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July621714

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August8281513

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September6211011

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October4281810

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November620614

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December17553025

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20071174361952418,647

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