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Archive for Thursday, August 23, 2007

9-year-old fire victim identified

August 23, 2007

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— The 9-year-old girl who died in a fire at Fort Riley has been identified as Arriana Washington.

Fire officials say Arriana died when her family's apartment in the Colyer Manor housing complex caught fire before midnight Monday. Her mother and three siblings were able to escape the fire and no one else was injured.

Her father, Pfc. James Washington, was returning home from Iraq.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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