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(Courtesy CBS 2 New York)

Mom: Ashes Blamed In Fatal Connecticut Blaze Seemed Safe

A woman whose three daughters and parents died in a Christmas Day fire said she considered putting fireplace ashes blamed for the blaze outdoors about an hour before flames swept through the home.