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Kansas City firefighters find woman missing since house fire that also injured 1 firefighter


KANSAS CITY, Missouri — The body of a woman who had been missing since a house fire in Kansas City on Sunday has been found.

Fire officials found the body of a woman relatives identified as 31-year-old Susan Herrera Tuesday in a house that was destroyed in the fire late Sunday. The fire caused floors of the upscale home to collapse. Her mother escaped the blaze.

Fire Capt. Charlie Chasen was treated for second-degree burns on his arms and back after he became trapped in the house while searching for Herrera. He was rescued by other firefighters.

The Kansas City Star reports ( ) Herrera was staying with her parents and planned to move to an apartment Monday. Two family dogs also died in the blaze.

Information from: The Kansas City Star,

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