One person dead following fire that engulfed home in Peculiar


PECULIAR, Mo. — The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Department is investigating a deadly fire that happened Monday south of the metro.

Fire fighters responded to South Carriage Lane and East 202nd Street where one person was found dead in a burning home.

The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office will assist to help determine the victim’s identity. There were no other reported injuries, and the victim was the only person in the home according to a news release.