9 People Killed in Memphis House Fire

The blaze was one of the cities deadliest house fires in almost a century.
1:15 | 09/12/16

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And from Memphis this evening a terrible told from the city's deadliest house fire. In nearly a century nine people including six children were lost and one child is fighting to survive tonight. Here's ABC's clos in some. Everybody Austria. Group bridge engineers there's citizens there. Firefighters who raced to the small brick home around 1:30 this morning are grieving tonight. The family they came to rescue was trapped behind flames and most of their windows were covered and security bars like this one that had to be removed. Located there's a certain sort totals. Drowsy drivers. But it was too late three adults and six children lost their lives one child is still hanging on in critical condition. We spoke with her grandfather who says his heart hurts. I love my ranch here. Mac grand babies. Now all man ram lives a golf. Authorities say the fire began in the living room caused by faulty power cord from an air conditioning unit. They did find to smoke detector and believe it was working nothing and are Franken who prepare us. For those heartbreaking event the children who died here were supposed to be off to school this morning tonight the fire department. It's going door to door across the city installing free smoke detects David Steve thank you.

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