Man dies in Lawrence house fire; blaze’s cause unclear

A man was killed in a house fire in Lawrence, Kan. Thursday. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Authorities are trying to determine what sparked a house fire that killed a man.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the victim died at the scene of the blaze Thursday afternoon. His name was not immediately released.

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Division Chief Eve Tolefree says the home is not considered a crime scene.

The fatality was the second involving a Lawrence house fire in as many days. Police said a man died Wednesday during a blaze that police say followed a domestic dispute.

His name also hasn’t been released.

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