Fire in Kansas City takes the lives of two

Travis Walker
November 22, 2017 - 10:06 am

A fire in east Kansas City claimed the lives of two people this morning. Authorities were called just before 5 a.m. to a home near 41st and Locust Street.

According to fire officials on the scene, one victim was found on the first floor and the second victim was found on the third floor.

Both were transported to the hospitals,  but were pronounced dead later. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.

A fire department spokesman said there were no working smoke detectors in the home. 

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