2 dead after mobile home fire in northeast Missouri

2 years 6 months 4 days ago Monday, January 09 2017 Jan 9, 2017 Monday, January 09, 2017 9:49:00 AM CST January 09, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

CANTON (AP)- Two people are dead after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the  northeast Missouri town of Canton.

The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. Monday. Canton Fire Chief Joe LaCount says the home was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Names of the victims have not been released.

Canton, with about 2,400 residents, is 170 miles north of St. Louis.

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