House Fire in Emporia, Kansas Kills One Man

By: AP
By: AP

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) _ A 49-year-old Emporia man is dead following a fire at his home.

Fire crews found Bruce Neill dead inside his home after a fire broke out on Sunday afternoon, Emporia Fire Department investigator Steve Rhoads said.

Rhoads said there were no flames, but heavy smoke when the fire crews arrived. Rhoads said the fire originated in the kitchen, likely from a pan on the stove.

The investigation into the fire is ongoing.

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