Deadly Bronx fire claims 13th victim

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THE BRONX -

A 13th person has died a week after a fire in the Bronx killed a dozen people.

Francis Holt, 27, died at the hospital Thursday.

Holt, along with his wife Karen Frances, their two children and a 19-year-old relative all died as a result of the fire that has now claimed a total of 13 lives.

The fire happened on Dec. 28 inside a Prospect Avenue apartment building.

The blaze was sparked by a 3-year-old boy who was playing with the burners of an apartment stove, officials say.

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