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December 6, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Doctor’s body found in ruins of burned Fox Island home

The Associated Press FOX ISLAND — A search dog used to locate disaster victims has helped firefighters recover the body of a doctor who was trapped with his 8-year-old daughter when fire raced through their Fox Island home. Gig Harbor Fire Department spokesman Eric Waters said the body of Dr. Thomas Babson was found Friday afternoon in…


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December 5, 2013 at 5:39 AM

UPDATE: 1 body found, 1 presumed dead in Fox Island Fire

UPDATE, 5:35 p.m. | Authorities say the 8-year-old girl’s body was found today. She was the twin of the 8-year-old boy who managed to escape. The search for the doctor’s body has been suspended until Friday because of darkness and the instability of the building, according to The Associated Press. UPDATE, 3 p.m. | Authorities are…


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