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Mother, 2 young children killed in eastern Kansas house fire

August 16, 2019

BURLINGTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and her two young children have been killed in a house fire in eastern Kansas.

WIBW-TV reports that Coffey County Sheriff Randy Rogers says a fourth person suffered severe burns Friday morning while escaping from the home in Burlington. The survivor was flown to an area burn center.

Rogers didn’t identify any of the victims, pending notification of their relatives. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Information from: WIBW-TV.

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