Three people — a mother, her 3-week-old daughter, and a family friend — died in a fire at Lakewood Terrace Apartments on Dec. 30, Fox 13 News reports. The mother, Alexus Craig, leaves behind three children, all under age 7. The cause of the fire, which officials said started in the kitchen, has not been determined yet.
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