House fire kills 2, cause unknown

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UPDATE: The Hayti fire chief says smoke inhalation is the cause of death for the man and woman found inside.  A neighbor managed to save three children before fire crews arrived.  The state's fire marshal is still investigating a cause.

HAYTI, Mo. - Hayti Fire Department Engineer Marty Metzger says two people died in a Saturday morning house fire.

Metzger says his crew was called to the 1100 block of West Lincoln Street just after 10am.

Two people, a man and woman, were found dead inside.  Metzger says the house is a loss.

He couldn't comment on the cause or the identities of the victims.  The state's fire marshal is investigating.

Stay with WPSD as we continue to follow this developing story.

 

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