Two people dead in KCMO house fire

Posted at 4:26 PM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 12:09:07-04

Two people are dead after a house fire in the 400 block of Colorado Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

They were later identified as 27-year-old Jerry Beggs and 47-year-old Andrea Jackson. 

The initial fire call came in around 3:45 p.m., according to a Kansas City Fire Department spokesman.

A third person was also injured. The extent of their injuries wasn’t immediately known.

The Kansas City Fire Department said the home was boarded up. 

Kansas City police and fire investigators are on the scene.