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4 children, 1 adult killed in fire near Quad Cities

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Four children and an adult were killed when a fire ripped through a mobile home in western Illinois Wednesday.

The fire was in the town of Sherrard, about 20 miles south of the Quad Cities.

A man and two boys escaped. Fire officials say the man tried to get back in to rescue the others, but the flames were too intense.

No word yet on what caused the fire.

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