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Fire scars tight-knit NY community

When a fire killed 12 people last week, children were at the heart of the tragedy that has shaken the neighbourhood of Belmont in the Bronx

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Firefighters at the scene of the fire last Thursday night. The blaze was started by a three-year-old boy playing with burners on a stove, authorities said.

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A memorial at the site of the inferno, the deadliest in New York in more than 25 years.

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EVEN on a nose-numbingly cold morning, families were out on the sidewalks around Prospect Avenue. A mother tugged a beanie over her squiggling son's ears, and girls ran down the block. They were trailed by a boy towing a wagon filled from a trip to...

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