Woman dies after injuries from Leawood house fire

LEAWOOD, Kan. - The woman who suffered critical injuries after a house fire in Leawood has died.

Crews responded to the house fire at 95th and Lee on Monday where they found 53-year-old Diane Jakobe in the backyard with severe burns.

Police are still sifting through debris to determine the cause of the fire.

Two firefighters were also injured in the battle and were treated at a hospital but were released Tuesday night.

Damages from the fire are estimated at $250,000.

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