(Mount Ephraim-AP) -- The wife of Mount Ephraim's late fire
chief has given birth to a healthy daughter.
The girl was born about a month after her dad, James Sylvester,
was killed in a July fourth house fire in Gloucester City.
Sylvester and two other firefighters died when the home collapsed
on top of them as they tried to rescue three young sisters, who
also died in the fire.
The birth was announced yesterday by borough firefighter Anthony
Stagliano. But he says the child's mother, Marilyn Sylvester, has
asked that the girl's name and details of the birth not be
The Sylvesters had no other children.

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