Saturday, February 2, 2013

Two, including child, dead in fire

Two individuals were killed in a fire in Kansas City, Kan., early Saturday morning.

The fire happened at an apartment complex just after 5:30 a.m. on the 1800 Block of N. 76th Drive.

The fire claimed the lives of a woman and a young child. The child suffered burns and was transported to a hospital. Later in the morning, the child died at the hospital.

The woman was found dead at the scene.

Officials from the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department are continuing to investigate the fire, but believe the fire started on the upper floor of the apartment complex.

More information when available.