Dec 08, 2021 4:01 PM

Sheriff: 2 killed in house fire north of Kansas City

Posted Dec 08, 2021 4:01 PM

KANSAS CITY — Two people were killed in a house fire outside of Kansas City. 

Just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday fire crews responded to report of the fire south of the unincorporated community of Gower, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.

Arriving fire crews found two people dead inside the burning home, along with several small pets that also died in the fire.

Authorities have not released the names of those killed. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Gower is about 35 miles north of Kansas City.