2 people found dead inside burned Springfield home

4 years 6 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, September 08 2015 Sep 8, 2015 Tuesday, September 08, 2015 6:46:00 AM CDT September 08, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Fire officials said two people have been found dead after a Springfield house fire.

The city said in a news release that the fire started early Monday. Three firefighters sustained minor burns putting out the blaze.

The home was badly damaged, and heavy machinery was used to recover the bodies from the debris. The release said that the victims appear to be the couple who lived in the home. But the release said that no names will be released until relatives are notified and the bodies are formally identified.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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