Fire kills three children

Last updated: April 4, 2014 - 3:52pm


A fire early Friday morning at this home along South Smith Road in Rush Township claimed the lives of three children 13-year-old Daniel Gage Dissinger, 7-year-old Gavin Arthur Dissinger, and 2-year-old Arthur Dissinger. Southside Fire Chief Clifford Kriner said the fire at 60 South Smith Road had fully engulfed the house by the time firefighters arrived at 1:20 a.m. (Press Enterprise/Keith Haupt)
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