Clinton, Missouri FD identifies three killed in Tuesday morning fire


UPDATE 3:45 p.m.:

CLINTON, Mo.– The Clinton Missouri Fire Department has confirmed the identities of the people killed in Tuesday morning’s fire.

CMFD says firefighters found 27-year-old Tyler Briggs, Tyler’s 4-year-old daughter Adriyana and 45-year-old Ernest McConville while searching the remains of the apartment seen in the video above.

Clinton FD confirms smoke inhalation was the cause of death for all three people.

CLINTON, Mo.– A fire consumes an apartment in Clinton, MO. That’s the story told by cell phone video shared with KOLR10 News and Ozarks First.

The fire, which started around 2 a.m. Tuesday, would eventually claim three lives. While we do know the people inside are described by authorities as a 45-year-old man, a 27-year-old woman, and a 4-year-old girl, their identities have not been confirmed.

The cause of the fire is also unknown at this time, but fire teams are investigating.

Clinton FD Deputy Fire Chief Mark Manuel says the home’s smoke alarm was broken.

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