Some Kids Killed in Chicago Fire Were There for Sleepover

The cause of the fire remains under investigation but there's no indication that it was deliberately set.

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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago Fire Department official says some of the children who were among eight people killed in a weekend apartment fire were there for a sleepover. Larry Langford said Monday that it remains unclear which of the six children and two adults lived at the apartment in the city’s southwest side where the fire broke out before dawn on Sunday. Langford says the cause of the fire remains under investigation but there’s…

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