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Resident killed in Thursday night fire in Mayview, east of Kansas City

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Feb 02, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A resident was killed late Thursday night in a multi-structure fire about an hour east of Kansas City.

The Mayview Fire Protection District said firefighters got the call just before 11 p.m. Thursday that multiple structures at a property on Mary Street were on fire, with one building fully engulfed.

Firefighters requested assistance from several surrounding area fire departments from Higginsville, Lexington, Wellington and Odessa.

In the course of fighting the fire, crews say one resident of a home died from injuries sustained in the fire.

The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

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