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O.C. neighborhood staggered by fire that killed boy, 3, injured 8
O.C. neighborhood staggered by fire that killed boy, 3, injured 8

When firefighters arrived at the blazing condominium complex just blocks from the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano, they were stunned at the scene. Scores of residents in the working-class neighborhood had been displaced, a mother had been forced to toss children from a window to neighbors below as the flames advanced, and a 3-year-old boy was among those rushed to the hospital — only to die hours later. UPDATE: Young mother is second fatality in Orange County fire On Wednesday, the day after the fire, a somber mood hung over La Zanja Street, a densely packed neighborhood in a city best known for its mission, swallows, restaurants and small-town charm. "My God ......

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