London, Ont. -- One of the worst fires in the London area in years — one that killed a father and four of his kids on a brutally cold night — was started by one of the children who died in the blaze, police say.
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Jane Sims covers courts and justice issues. Since joining the Free Press in 1988, she's covered a wide spectrum of news and issues and was the Chatham bureau chief in the 1990s. She's won several Ontario Newspaper Awards and is a two-time finalist in the beat category for her court reporting at the National Newspaper Awards. Her email is email@example.com and she's on twitter at twitter.com/JaneatLFPress
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