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1 killed in Kansas City wood-frame house fire

October 15, 2009

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— A fire broke out in a house in Kansas City, Kan., killing one person.

A newspaper reports that emergency crews were called to the one-story wood-frame house Wednesday afternoon.

Assistant Fire Chief Craig Duke says the home had partly collapsed by the time the fire was extinguished 30 minutes later.

Firefighters found the body inside but have not retrieved it pending an investigation.

The victim was believed to be the only person in the house. No other injuries were reported.

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