House blaze kills firefighter's relatives
House blaze kills firefighter’s relatives
A volunteer firefighter in the US arrived to tackle a house blaze which killed seven adults and three children, only to discover the victims were his own family.
The children who died were aged five, six and seven, Pennsylvania State Police said, while the seven adults ranged from their late teens to a 79-year-old man.
Harold Baker, a volunteer firefighter in the town of Nescopeck, said the 10 victims included his son, daughter, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, three grandchildren and two other relatives.
Mr Baker said his two children and the other young victims were visiting their aunt and uncle’s home for swimming and other summertime fun.
He said 13 dogs were also in the two-storey home, but did not say if he knew whether any …
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