Thanksgiving Marred by Fatal Fires Around the U.S.

Editor's Note: A number of fatal fires were reported around the country on Thanksgiving. We have compiled some of them below and you can click on the links to learn more about each incident.

Multiple people died in an array of fires on Thanksgiving. In Tennessee, one man was charged in connection with a blaze.

Multiple fire departments battled a 1 a.m. house fire in Edwardsville, Ill., where they found a body in an upstairs bedroom.

A 35-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were found dead in a mobile home in Osage County, Okla. around 2 a.m.

Officials said at least five space heaters were found inside the structure, which did not have smoke alarms.

San Antonio, Texas, firefighters found the body of a man just inside of an apartment around 4:30 a.m.

The fire, north of downtown, caused an estimated $23,000 in damage.

One of two early morning fires in Red Bank, Tenn., turned fatal when firefighters discovered a body inside the charred building. A man was later arrested on multiple charges with the fire.

Crews were at the scene of a house fire when the second blaze was reported and they encountered the front window, front door and rear side was engulfed in flames.

 

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