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Two Brothers Die, Mother Escapes During House Fire in Chester City

On Saturday officials revealed brothers Steven Demby, 49, and Sherman Demby, 35, both died in the fire.

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    Two brothers died in a house fire in Chester City, Delaware County.

    The fire started at a home on the 1000 block of Morton Avenue late Friday morning. Firefighters responded to the scene and were able to put out the flames.

    On Saturday officials revealed brothers Steven Demby, 49, and Sherman Demby, 35, both died in the fire. Their mother managed to escape.

    Investigators say the fire was accidental and that it started in the freezer of the kitchen.