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Girl, 15, dies after being rescued from Gloucester fire

GLOUCESTER — Victoria McCabe Schmelzer, 15, who was rescued from the smoke-filled bedroom of her blazing home by Gloucester firefighters Tuesday night died on Wednesday morning, officials said.

“Despite really heroic efforts, the outcome is just tragic for the family,” said Gloucester Mayor Carolyn A. Kirk. “It’s a sad day in Gloucester.”

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