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Fire sceneDeputy Fire Chief Craig Duke comforted relatives of the two people who died in a fire Saturday morning at 1800 N. 76th Drive, Kansas City, Kan. (Staff photo)
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MemorialA memorial to the victims of a fatal fire was in front of an apartment building Tuesday at North 76th Drive.
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Legend Oaks fireDistrict Attorney Jerome Gorman, center, announced charges were filed Tuesday in the fatal fire case at the Legend Oaks apartments near 76th Drive and Garfield. Fire Chief John Paul Jones, right, and Police Chief Rick Armstrong, left, answered questions at a news conference.
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Legend Oaks fire
An apartment fire on 76th Drive in which two persons died on Saturday morning was intentionally set, according to a spokesman for the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department.
The Fire Department spokesman said the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department is interviewing a person of interest in the case.
A 34-year-old woman caregiver and her 2-year-old niece died in the fire.
The Fire Department spokesman said no further information would be released until charges were filed.