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Rensselaer, N.Y. - (U.P.) - A young mother and her two-year old daughter were burned to death in a fire that swept their two-story home here early today.

Police identified the victims as JEANNINE LINACRE, 20, and her daughter, DIANE.

The LINACRES lived on the lower floor of the two-story home. Another family residing on the second floor escaped.

Police said MRS. LINACRE and her daughter were sleeping on a living room divan when the fire broke out and apparently were trapped.
Coroner ANTHONY MATERA issued a verdict of accidental death.

The two-alarm fire broke out shortly after five a.m. and was put out a half hour later. Cause of the blaze has not been determined.

Dunkirk Evening Observer
Dunkirk, New York
June 30, 1949

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