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Investigation Into Rural Sherrard Fire Wraps Up


The investigation into a deadly fire in rural Sherrard, Ill., last month is over.

Fire swept through the double wide manufactured home on March 27, 2013.

Five people died, a mother, her daughter and three girlfriends who were there for a sleepover.

According to the Mercer County Sheriff, the cause of the fire has been ruled "undetermined".

Investigators only know that the fire started in the southwest portion of the home.

They found a smoke detector, but determined it was not functioning at the time of the fire.

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