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‘It all happened within a matter of 10 minutes’

About 80 percent of the homes in Malden were lost due to a fire that started on Babb Road.

MATAYA SIEMION and SYDNEY BROWN

September 17, 2020

For Hannah Smith, her house in Malden was everything. Her family not only collected antiques and thrifted items that had hundreds of years of history behind them, but sometimes sold them to make a living. When the Malden fire on Labor Day burned the Smith family home to the ground, those antiques – opals,...

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