NEWS: Woman, two young daughters killed in house fire

1/9/2012

By The Telegram

By The Telegram

Authorities have identified the three victims of Sunday's fire in Finney County.

Nichole Savoy, 26, and her two daughters, Bryn Savoy, 6, and Madelyn Savoy, 22 months, died early Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained in a fire at their home, 4220 E. Nancy Ave., Lot 1108.

At 7:20 a.m. Sunday, Finney County Sheriff's deputies and Garden City firefighters responded to the fire. The deputies and firefighters saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the single-family home, according to a release from the Finney County Sheriff's Office.

Firefighters began putting out the fire, then entered the home and removed the two girls from a bedroom in the home. Finney County EMS transported them to St. Catherine Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

Firefighters found Nichole Savoy dead at the scene in another bedroom of the residence.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Finney County Sheriff's Office, Garden City Fire Department and Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office.

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