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Topeka fire officials say 1 dead in house fire

July 14, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say one person has died in a house fire in Topeka.

The Topeka Fire Department says in a news release that it responded a fire at a one-story wood-framed house early Friday morning. Fire officials say crews quickly extinguished the flames and found the body of 25-year-old Kennedy Karioki Ndungu inside the home.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Police also are investigating.

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