Nine dead in Russian house fire
Jun 18,2007 00:00 by UPI

YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Nine people, including four children, died Sunday in a house fire in Russia's Bashkiria Republic.

Eight fire engines were needed to extinguish the intense blaze, Itar-Tass reported.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation though local officials noted the house recently had been condemned as unsatisfactory.

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