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Morning fire claims home of former Oxford representative

An early morning fire destroyed the 30-year-old home of former Oxford representative Noal Akins Tuesday. (February 29, 2012, Page 2)

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    Carr dealing with tragedy of house fire

    Yes, bad things do happen to good people. Just ask Janice Carr, whose home and all her belongings were destroyed last week in a fire. Carr, who’s involved in a large number of community-oriented projects and programs, is dealing with the loss, however, as Editor Don Whitten writes in explaining her positive approach to life’s challenges. (April 27, 2011, Page 4)

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      January fire that claimed two lives ruled accidental

      The fire that claimed the lives of two Oxford women in January has been ruled accidental, according to Oxford Fire Chief Mike Hill. The fire appeared to have been caused by a gas heater in the home. (April 12, 2011, Page 1A)

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        Morning fire destroys home

        About 19 firefighters with the Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department responded to 852 Highway 30 East this morning to the home of Freddie Pinion of Alfa Insurance. The house was engulfed in flames, but Pinion and his family — including two children — made it out of the house safely.

        Roy said the cause of the fire is unknown as of this morning, but County Fire Marshal Darren Roy will investigate to determine how the blaze started. (January 13, 2011, Page 1)

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          9-year-old honored for quick response during fire

          Laurie Branch, 9, was presented an award Wednesday by the Oxford Fire Department for alerting adults to a fire in a house on Peyton Circle. (August 12, 2010, Page 1A)

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