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Alabama sees increase in fire deaths

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Fire officials in Alabama say the state is seeing an alarming number of fire-related deaths.

So far this year, 19 people have died in fires across the state.

Seventy-one people died in Alabama in 2012, with only six deaths in January

The Birmingham Fire Department says cold weather has led to many fires because of heating sources.

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