Update: Family says woman injured in fire has died

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Rosa Martinez

One of the women burned in a restaurant fire last month in north Wichita has died, according to her son. 

Angel Reyes said his mother Rosa Martinez died from her injuries.

The fire happened at Rostizeria Los Reyes restaurant in the 500 block of W. 21st Street.

According to authorities, the officer found a woman on fire and patted her down in order to extinguish the flames. 

Once the fire was out, the woman told the officer her sister was inside the restaurant and also on fire. 

The police officer had to break the glass in the door to get inside the locked restaurant and rescue the second woman.

Both women went to an area hospital with second and third degree burns. The officer sustained minor injuries to his hands. 

The Wichita Fire Department said it was the fifth fire fatality this year. 

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