Man dies after house fire in northeast KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person has died following a house fire in northeast Kansas City, Mo.

Firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire in the 5700 block of St. John Ave., around 7 a.m. Saturday.

When they arrived, they found one male inside the home, unresponsive. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

Investigators say there were no working smoke detectors in the home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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