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Investigation underway after fire at Overland Park duplex leaves 1 dead

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Posted at 4:24 PM, Dec 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-25 07:55:47-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Overland Park Fire Department responded around 3 p.m. Wednesday to the 9000 block of West 77th Terrace on a fatal duplex fire.

Crews arrived at the scene amid reports of one person being potentially stuck in the duplex.

Shawnee and Lenexa fire crews assisted, arriving to the scene and immediately deploying hand lines to knock down the fire.

Upon an initial search of the residence, firefighters located Anne Thorne deceased.

OPFD reports the fire took 40 minutes to extinguish.