Man and elderly woman killed, woman hurt in Jennings house fire

JENNINGS, MO – Two people were killed and a woman was injured after a house fire broke out in Jennings this afternoon, according to KMOV.

The blaze began at about 2:30 p.m. at a home located on Clifton Ave, near Lexa Dr, and involved four occupants of the home.

Two victims, a 39-year-old man and an 86-year-old woman, were unable to escape the home and died in the fire.

Another victim, a woman, broke her leg during her escape from the fire as she was jumping out of a second-story window.

The final occupant was able to safely escape the fire.

The police and arson and bomb units are working to investigate the blaze.

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