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Woman dies in Butler County house fire

Woman dies in Butler County house fire

By George Lawson. CREATED Aug 4, 2014

Butler County officials are looking for the cause of a fatal mobile home fire near Douglass. The body of 75-year-old Lydia Cox was found after crews got the fire out early Sunday at 18,695 SW Santa Fe Lake Road.   

Fire Chief Jim Woydziak with Butler County Fire District 3 in Rose Hill said the fire was reported around 12:45 a.m., and a firefighter reported that the home had collapsed and only a part of one wall was still standing.  The home was a total loss.   

The fire apparently started in the kitchen, but an official cause has not been determined.