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The fire department said no injuries were reported and that the six-story building was vacant
Forecasters issued ice storm warnings from the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles into southern Illinois, with up to 1 inch of ice expected in some locations
The children killed were two boys, ages 9 months and 2 years; 3-year-old twin girls; and two girls, ages 10 and 11
The third floor collapsed and the second floor partially collapsed; the cause of the fire is under investigation
Metro said it denies that it owes a duty to passengers to assist, rescue and/or evacuate passengers on Metrorail trains in the event of a fire-emergency situation

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