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Teenager killed in Niskayuna house fire

Niskayuna Fire District 1 firefighter-paramedic Robert Wessels stands in the doorway of 2241 Niskayuna Drive this morning. A fire at the home claimed the life of a teen-age girl.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Niskayuna Fire District 1 firefighter-paramedic Robert Wessels stands in the doorway of 2241 Niskayuna Drive this morning. A fire at the home claimed the life of a teen-age girl.
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The Niskayuna community is mourning the death of a 14-year-old girl Friday morning in a fire at her home. Fire officials do not yet know the cause of the fire at 2241 Niskayuna Drive, which claimed the life of Van Antwerp Middle School student Grace Kline. Firefighters received a call from a neighbor about 8:20 a.m. reporting that smoke was coming from the house, according to Niskayuna Fire Chief Dale Lingenfelter. When they arrived, they ...


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birmy
January 4, 2013
6:14 p.m.

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I never spoke to the girl but passed by her numerous occasions in her afterschool program. She was so curious about life and so ever friendly. What a great spirit she was and will be forever. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. What a great little girl now and always for all time's sake.

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