Dodge City IDs fire victims
Published on -12/29/2012, 5:14 PM
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Dodge City authorities have identified a woman and child killed in a house fire earlier this week.
Dodge City officials say 51-year-old Luz Maria Conejo and 2-year-old Pablo Antonio Coca-Conejo died of smoke inhalation in the fire Thursday.
The Dodge City Globe reports (http://bit.ly/Yvz07Q) that Fire Chief Kevin Norton says the cause of the blaze is under investigation but authorities have determined the fire likely started in the living room of the single-story residence.
The deaths have been ruled as accidental.
Norton says the house didn't have any smoke alarms.