1 Woman Killed In Olathe House Fire

By: AP (posted by Carissa Fox)
By: AP (posted by Carissa Fox)

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) _ Olathe police say careless smoking was the cause of a fatal house fire.

Olathe police said in a release Saturday that a middle-aged woman died in the fire, which was reported Friday. The victim's identity and cause of death haven't been released.

When firefighters arrived they saw light smoke in the house and flames coming out the back and found the woman dead in the living room.

No one else was home at the time of the fire, which authorities caused about $100,000 in damage to the two-story house.

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