One person dead after fire at 114 Market

An investigation continues into the death of one person following a house fire in south central Emporia on Tuesday.


Emporia firefighters and Emporia Police were called to 114 South Market shortly before 3:30 pm. Authorities found the remains of one person inside the house.

Police are not releasing the victim's name until they notify family members. Additional details, both on what triggered the fire and what led to the person's death, are still pending. Both Emporia Police and Emporia Fire are waiting for the Shawnee County Coroner's Office to investigate before commenting further on the case.

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