Couple loses two grandchildren in Christmas Day house fire

By Fred Durso, Jr. Christmas Eve for Irv and Cathy Bailey went according to plan. The night started with a nice dinner with their two sons, daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren, Solon and Liam, 10. Then there was a reading of theThe Night Before Christmasand even a brief piano recital by Solon, 12, before the boys were tucked into bed. During the early morning hours, first came thebeepof the smoke alarm, then the sight of flames, then a full-blown fire. The children were trapped upstairs. The Bailey’s made a tireless effort to save their family, but there was loss. The incident

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