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Seven Die in Ohio Trailer Fire

September 4, 2000

AVA, Ohio (AP) _ A trailer fire killed a family of seven Monday morning near this eastern Ohio community.

Noble County sheriff’s officials said a couple and their five children, ranging in age from 5 to 12, died in the fire shortly after 3 a.m.

Sheriff Landon T. Smith and the state fire marshal were investigating but no cause was immediately determined.

The Stark County coroner is conducting autopsies.

Ava is about 75 miles east of Columbus.

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