Germany: Fire at apartment building kills 8 - Article Photos 1/4

Flames rise at a house in Backnang, Germany Sunday March 10, 2013. An early-morning fire on Sunday at the apartment building in southwestern Germany left seven people dead, six of them children, police said. Authorities were alerted to the blaze in Backnang, a town near Stuttgart, at 4.30 a.m. Police said in a statement that they believe the fire broke out in a second-floor apartment, and said that their investigation is focusing on a heater in the apartment. (AP Photo/dpa, Benjamin Beytekin)