KSHB 41News was reporting the "two fatalities" at this fire as of 6:15 a.m..
The fire was reported just after 5:30 a.m. and Shawnee- Lenexa and Overland Park Fire departments are on the scene.
The victims were reportedly rescued from their ground-floor apartment- that's where the fire originated and was mostly confined to- according to a Shawnee fire spokesperson.
At 5:53 a.m.- one of those rescued was decribed by MEDACT-EMS as being in critical condition- and was having CPR performed on them.
That person and a second victim could not be revived and were declared dead at the scene.
There are also people's pets being found in the apartments of the fire building as of 6:10 a.m.- and the fire was under control- out actually- at that time.
CSW learned later Friday the fire investigator's cause of this fire- said to be food that was left on the stove that caught fire and produced heavy smoke in the apartment.
The identity of the victims was also released- a 21-year-old female Jay'D Griffin and a 23-year-old male- JaMaur Smith.