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911 call released in deadly Ft. Lee fire

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Posted at 1:45 PM, Nov 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-21 13:45:20-05

FORT LEE, Va. (WTVR) – The 911 call that led to the discovery of the bodies of a U.S. soldier and his daughter was released Wednesday. A neighbor called 911 after hearing smoke alarms early Monday morning.

During the call you can hear the woman stay calm and wake up others in the home.

Investigators said the fire started in the kitchen of an attached town home on the army base. Sgt. Corey Flowers and his two-year-old daughter Kourtney died in the fire.

Fire officials said “unattended cooking involving the use of an open frying pan and cooking oil" started the fire.