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Published: Sunday, 3/9/2014

Retired police office, 80, wife killed in morning Cincinnati house fire


CINCINNATI — A house fire has killed a husband and wife in Cincinnati.

Fire crews arrived to the burning home Sunday morning but were unable to save the homeowners.

WLWT-TV reports that Hank and Janet Drescher were pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police say that 80-year-old Hank Drescher is a retired police officer.

More than 10 fire departments were called to the scene. One firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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