- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

ELLIS, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a fire broke out in a western Kansas home, killing one person.

Ellis Police Chief Taft Yates told The Hays Post (https://j.mp/2fj8Si1) that emergency crews were called to the house fire in Ellis late Wednesday night. He says one person died, and another survived the fire.

The victim’s identity hasn’t been released.

Yates also says the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Ellis is a town of about 2,000 residents and is located about 280 miles west of Kansas City.


Information from: KAYS-AM, https://hayspost.com

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