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Fatal fire

A teddy bear and other items survived the flames that engulfed an illegally converted garage. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Richard Birdsall, left, a Long Beach police officer with the arson unit, and Long Beach Fire Department Battalion Chief Tom Kiesewetter sift through the damage in the main living space of the converted garage. Officials say the blaze was most likely started by a space heater that was plugged into an overloaded power strip. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Daisy Duran, the mother of the girls who were killed in the fire, is comforted by her boyfriend Elio Chavez and her mother, Daisy Navarro, at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. Another daughter being treated at the hospital died Saturday. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Ten-year-old Jasmine Avales, from left, was one of two sisters killed in a Long Beach fire. Her sister Jocelin Avales, 7, died Saturday from her injuries. The girls were visiting relatives and had stayed the night after helping wrap Christmas presents. (Handout)
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