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Cause of Chatham County Fire Still Unknown

Posted July 4, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a fatal house fire in Chatham County.

A two-year old girl and an elderly woman were killed in the blaze which broke out around 11 p.m. Friday. Two other people made it out alive.

The little girl's father, David Moore, was badly burned while trying to save the victims. He remains in serious condition at the UNC Burn Center.