2 Dead In Wichita House Fire

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Investigators are seeking the cause of a house fire that killed two people in Wichita.

Firefighters were called to the scene in southeast Wichita around 9:40 a.m. Friday. One person was found dead in the house. The other died later at a hospital.

Relatives told KAKE-TV the victims were a man in his 60s who had trouble walking and a younger nephew who lived with him.

Wichita Fire Chief Ron Blackwell says a 911 caller reported the fire and said pets may have been trapped in the home. Crews quickly brought the flames under control and found one victim in the living room and the other in a bedroom.

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