Rescuers stand near a house in Backnang, Germany Sunday March 10, 2013. An early-morning fire on Sunday at the apartment building in southwestern Germany left seven people dead, six of them children, police said. Authorities were alerted to the blaze in Backnang, a town near Stuttgart, at 4.30 a.m. Police said in a statement that they believe the fire broke out in a second-floor apartment, and said that their investigation is focusing on a heater in the apartment. (AP Photo/dpa, Benjamin Beytekin)

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Rescuers stand near a house in Backnang,  Germany Sunday March 10, 2013.  An early-morning fire on Sunday at the apartment building in southwestern Germany left seven people dead, six of them children, police said.  Authorities were alerted to the blaze in Backnang, a town near Stuttgart, at 4.30 a.m. Police said in a statement that they believe the fire broke out in a second-floor apartment, and said that their investigation is focusing on a heater in the apartment. (AP Photo/dpa, Benjamin Beytekin)
Rescuers stand near a house in Backnang, Germany Sunday March 10, 2013. An early-morning fire on Sunday at the apartment building in southwestern Germany left seven people dead, six of them children, police said. Authorities were alerted to the blaze in Backnang, a town near Stuttgart, at 4.30 a.m. Police said in a statement that they believe the fire broke out in a second-floor apartment, and said that their investigation is focusing on a heater in the apartment. (AP Photo/dpa, Benjamin Beytekin)
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