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Six dead in Illinois house fire

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Six people are dead after flames engulf a home in rural northern Illinois. 

Investigators are not naming the six, but say they are related. Firefighters responded to a call for smoke in the basement, and found the home consumed by flames overnight. The victims were discovered after the fire was under control. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Several pets were also killed. 

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