Victim of Saturday House Fire Dies

A man injured in a Saturday fire on North Burton in Springfield has died from his injuries.

Springfield Fire Department officials confirmed the death of 32-year-old Kenneth Dodds. Dodds was rushed to Mercy’s burn center after the Saturday incident with what at the time was described as “life threatening injuries.”

The fire took place in the 1600 block of North Burton Avenue in Springfield, just east of Highway 65 and Division. Fire officials say the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.