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Melvern woman dies in early morning house fire

MELVERN, Kan. – A Melvern woman died in an early morning fire at a rural residence Wednesday, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The sheriff’s office said Debbie L. Booth, 61, was found deceased in the structure after the fire was extinguished.

A 911 call came in around 2:42 a.m. May 3, 2023, reporting the fire at the home located in the 2800 block of East 333rd Street, near Melvern.

Osage County Sheriff’s deputies, Osage County Fire District No. 3, Melvern, Osage County EMS, and Waverly Fire Department responded to the call. When deputies arrived, they reported the house to be fully involved with fire. An investigator from the State Fire Marshal’s Office was requested and responded to the scene.

Additional assistance was requested and provided by Osage County fire districts No. 7, Quenemo, and No. 5, Lyndon, and Williamsburg Fire Department.

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