Hawley girl dies in house fire

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Jul 29, 2013 at 8:47 am

HAWLEY, Minn. (KNSI) A 15-year-old Hawley girl died in a weekend fire at the family home. Rylie Efterfield died in the fire early Sunday.

Her mother, Kristen Bonham, was treated for first degree burns and smoke inhalation. She and two other children were able to escape.

Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says flames were shooting 15 feet into the air when firefighters arrived. The cause of the fire is not yet known. The state fire marshal's office is investigating. Rylie's body is in the Twin Cities for an autopsy.

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