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Albemarle Fire Officials ID Victims Of Keswick Fire

Albemarle Fire Officials ID Victims Of Keswick Fire

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We now know the identities of the woman and two children who died in a recent fire near Keswick. Albemarle County Fire and Rescue says the victims of the Saturday morning fire were 34-year-old Sayeda Nadia Ghaffer, 7-year-old Ammar Sheikh, and 2-year-old Aiza Hussain. The father of the children survived the fire. It was discovered at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at 870 Carriage Trail Place.

 

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