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Officials identify woman killed in El Dorado house fire

January 28, 2022 GMT

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — Officials in south-central Kansas have identified a woman killed in a house fire earlier this week.

Rebecca Switzer, 71, of El Dorado, died in the Tuesday fire, television station KSNW reported.

The fire was reported around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday on the south end of El Dorado, and arriving firefighters found Switzer already dead inside the burning home, officials said. An investigation found the cause of the fire to be accidental.

El Dorado is located about 27 miles (43.5 kilometers) northeast of Wichita.