Family, friends grieve victims of Seattle fire

June 14, 2010

SEATTLE – Relatives and friends of a woman and four children killed in a fast-moving apartment fire grieved as officials tried to determine why a problem with a fire engine briefly delayed the response to one of the city’s deadliest blazes.

The Seattle Times reported that Helen Gebregiorgis lost her sons, 13-year-old Joseph Gebregiorgis and 5-year-old Yaseen Shamam, and her 6-year-old daughter, Nisreen Shamam, in the Saturday fire in the city’s Fremont neighborhood. Read full text


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  1. My heart goes out to the GEbregiorgis family. May God give you all the strenght you need to overcome this tragic loss. May God be with you and your family.

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