Father, son identified as victims in rural Cass County fire

STRASBURG, Mo. (AP) — Fire officials say a father and son died in a fire in rural Cass County.

The Cass County sheriff’s office said in a news release the fire was reported last week near Strasburg. The sheriff identified the victims Monday as 78-year-old James Garrett and his son, 50-year-old Dennis Garrett, both of Strasburg.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

First responders found a single wide trailer engulfed in flames when they arrived at the site early Friday.

One person was able to escape the fire. The two victims died inside the trailer.

Associated Press

Associated Press

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