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5-year-old girl killed in overnight house fire

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)- The Memphis Fire Department says a 5-year-old girl has died after a house fire in the 2200 Block of Riley Alley.

The fire broke out at about 12:17 a.m. and two adults and another child escaped before fire crews arrived.

The name of the victim has not been released pending positive identification. The Shelby County Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

Officials say the house did not have working smoke detectors.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

 

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