Two people were killed over the weekend in separate fires in Pottawatomie County.
Jill Bronbaugh, a spokesperson for the State Fire Marshal’s office tells KMAN the first fire occurred Saturday at 303 Bidwell Street in Emmett. The second occurred Sunday at 7301 Flint Rock Road, in rural St. George. Both instances involved single fatalities, though investigators have not released their identities, pending notification of next of kin.
The cause of both fires remains undetermined, but Bronbaugh says both investigations are ongoing. KMAN has reached out to the Pottawatomie County Fire Department for more information.
In addition, two more fatal fires were reported over the weekend at separate residences in neighboring Jackson and Shawnee counties.