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Firefighters Find Three Dead in West Plains House Fire

WEST PLAINS, MO - Three people are dead from a house fire near West Plains.

Howell County fire crews found three bodies inside the house just north of West Plains.

The victims are identified as 57-year-old Dallas Stone, 50-year-old Cheryl Duggar and her 36-year-old daughter, Angela Duggar.

Fire Chief Joe Auffert says it looks like the blaze started by accident near a wood stove and a backup gas heater.

The state fire marshall is investigating.

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