Four children killed in Cleveland apartment fire

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland fire Chief Paul Stubbs says arson
investigators are going through an apartment building where four
young siblings died with "a fine-tooth comb."
Firefighters were responding to a car fire when they saw smoke
pouring out of the apartment building early yesterday. A second
fire truck had to be called because the truck responding to the car
fire didn't have a ladder long enough to reach the children.
Investigators sifted through the debris yesterday, but the cause
of the fire in the three-story brick building hasn't been
Fire department spokesman Larry Gray says the fire is believed
to have started on the second floor where the apartments are
located. A dry cleaner, hair salon and deli are located on the
street level.

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