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Deadly house fire in El Dorado ruled accidental

First responders found one person dead on a house fire call in El Dorado. The cause of the fire...
First responders found one person dead on a house fire call in El Dorado. The cause of the fire and the death are under investigation.(KWCH)
Published: Jan. 25, 2022 at 7:23 PM CST
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EL DORADO, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The El Dorado Fire Department has identified a woman found dead in a house fire Tuesday morning as Rebecca Switzer of El Dorado. The fire department said the fire was ruled accidental and its investigation has concluded.

The cause of a Tuesday morning house fire and death are under investigation in El Dorado.

Late Tuesday morning, the El Dorado Police Department and the Eldorado Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1300 block of Douglas, in El Dorado. The El Dorado Police Department said first responders arrived at the scene and found one person dead inside the home.

As of Tuesday evening, police hadn’t released further information. Stick with us for updates once we’re able to confirm details including the cause of the fire, whether the person found died as a result of injuries in the fire and the identity of the person found dead.

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