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Candle used during power outage starts fire, displaces family of nine

MERRILLVILLE | A couple and their seven children were in temporary housing Friday after a candle lit during a power outage accidentally set their house on fire, officials said.

June 28, 2013 8:45 pm

Child playing with matches sets M'ville home ablaze

MERRILLVILLE | A 10-year-old playing with matches set the family home in Merrillville on fire Wednesday night, causing $20,000 in damage and rendering the home temporarily uninhabitable.

March 28, 2013 7:55 pm

Woman hurt in fire at M'ville condo; microwave the cause

MERRILLVILLE | A woman was taken to a hospital Wednesday and displaced after a microwave ignited a fire in her Merrillville condo. 

February 13, 2013 9:15 pm
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