One dead, one injured in house fire near Great Bend

February 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Fire officials are working to determine the cause of a fatal fire in Rice County.

Fire crews were called to a home about 25 miles east of Great Bend late Friday.

Rice County Sheriff Bryant Evans says Beverly Boatright, 66, died at the scene. His wift, 59, was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Evans says the family dog also died in the fire. The home is a total loss.

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