Fatal house fire on N.W. 82nd. claims life of one person

Shawnee County, KANSAS – Soldier Township Fire Department officials said this incident occurred right after 1 a.m. early Friday morning.

It happened at 1334 N.W. 82nd.

Soldier Township Fire Department crews responded to a report of a house fire.

The responding crews found the house fully involved in flames.

The responding crews also found one person deceased.

The victim’s age or identity have not yet been released.

Silver Lake Fire Department crews and Hoyt Fire Department crews also responded to the scene and provided assistance.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.