1 dead, 1 hurt following Topeka fire

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Authorities say one of two people who were hurt in a house fire in Topeka has died.

Topeka fire officials said Monday that 53-year-old Kristen Edmonston died from injuries she suffered in the fire Saturday.

Deputy fire chief Kelly Adams said in a news release that 65-year-old James Edmonston remains hospitalized Monday. He is in stable condition. Adams says the fire was accidental.

The likely cause is improper handling of smoking materials.

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