Chicago Holds Memorial for Fire Victims NPR's David Schaper attends Thursday's memorial service for the six people killed 13 days ago in a fire in a high-rise government office building. All six were overcome by thick smoke in a stairwell of the building while trying to escape the fire. The city has since embarked on new plans to update its emergency procedures.
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Chicago Holds Memorial for Fire Victims

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Chicago Holds Memorial for Fire Victims

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NPR's David Schaper attends Thursday's memorial service for the six people killed 13 days ago in a fire in a high-rise government office building. All six were overcome by thick smoke in a stairwell of the building while trying to escape the fire. The city has since embarked on new plans to update its emergency procedures.