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Saturday, January 22, 2011

MetroRegion K.C. News: One Killed- 3 Injured in Northern Missouri House Fire

A fire in a rural home in Harrison county Missouri has left one person dead and 3 injured- including a child.


The BETHANY (MO) REPUBLICAN-CLIPPER reports that Gilman City fire crews responded to the call about 1 a.m. Saturday morning to the house located on Klondike Road- about 12 miles east of Bethany.

The house was heavily-involved in flames- and Gilman City called for assistance from Bethany- North Harrison and Cainsville fire crews.

The REPUBLICAN-CLIPPER says a man- woman and a child was injured- and taken to Kansas City-area hospitals.

The child's injuries were described as "very serious" and the child was flown by medical helicopter to Children's Mercy Hospital.

The body of a teen-aged member of the family who died in the fire was found about noon today.

The cause of the inferno was under investigation.
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