12 deadliest U.S. fires

Posted: 0:14 PM EST Feb 15, 2012   Updated: 0:34 PM EDT May 01, 2013

Take a look at the 12 deadliest fires in U.S. history.

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Thousands have perished in the deadliest fires in U.S. history, according to rankings compiled by the National Fire Protection Association.


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