One person dead after house fire in Peculiar - KCTV5 News

One person dead after house fire in Peculiar

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Deputies arrived on the scene in the 20000 block of S. Carriage Lane shortly after a neighbor reported the fire. (KCTV5) Deputies arrived on the scene in the 20000 block of S. Carriage Lane shortly after a neighbor reported the fire. (KCTV5)
PECULIAR, MO (KCTV) -

One person is dead after a house fire Monday afternoon in rural Peculiar.

Detectives with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office along with the South Metro Fire Department and Missouri State Fire Marshall's Office are investigating the fatal fire that was reported about 12:45 p.m.

Deputies arrived on the scene in the 20000 block of South Carriage Lane shortly after a neighbor reported the fire. 

When crews arrived on scene, they found a single-story home engulfed in smoke and flames.

Firefighters with the South Metro Fire Protection District arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. 

Fire personnel advised that the body of a deceased individual was located inside the home. Detectives will work the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a positive identification of the victim. 

There were no other reported injuries and the victim was the only person in the home at the time of the fire.

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