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One person found dead in burning home in Grandview, fire chief says

Grandview firefighters on scene of fatal house fire

Grandview firefighters were at the scene of a fatal house fire on Duck Road near Second Street on Friday, March 8.
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Grandview firefighters were at the scene of a fatal house fire on Duck Road near Second Street on Friday, March 8.

One person was found dead in a burning home in Grandview Friday night, according to the city’s fire chief.

The call came in just before 8 p.m.

Fire Chief Ron Graham said firefighters arrived at the home on Duck Road near Second Street. They found smoke coming from the front of the house.

Graham said firefighters saw some fire and were able to put it out quickly. It was unclear how long it had been burning.

The victim, believed to be a female adult, was found close to the front door, Graham said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation

Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.
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