2 people killed in mobile home fire near Emporia

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Courtesy KVOE Courtesy KVOE
EMPORIA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Two people have been found dead after authorities responded to a mobile home fire near Emporia early Thursday morning. 

Fire crews and Lyon County deputies were called at around 1 a.m. to Green Acres Mobile Home Park at 1753 Road E. KVOE reports crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the home, and neighbors told firefighters they thought people were inside. 

Battalion Chief Ryan Conley with the Emporia Fire Department confirmed that crews entered the home and found two people dead inside. Their names were not released. 

The fire caused significant damage to the home. Investigators are working to determine how it started. 

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