Authorities investigate deadly fire

By Heartland News

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - Officials say the fire happened in a home at 810 North Walnut in Kennett around 5:45 Sunday morning.

Killed in the fire was 36-year-old Ron Morrison of Kennett.

Investigators believe the fire began in the kitchen where a pan was left on top of a hot stove burner.

They think Morrison may have tried to suppress the fire which resulted in him being injured which may have led to his death.

The home did have working smoke detectors.

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