Kearney House Fire Claims 3 Lives Posted by John Axtell Date: March 19, 2021 1201 Views Police in Kearney say a woman and two children died in a house fire reported just before 1 p.m. Thursday. Arriving firefighters said the home was fully engulfed in flames. Crews found the woman, a young girl, and a young boy during the initial search of the house. Police say all three were pulled from the main floor of the burning building and taken to a Kearney hospital, where they were pronounced dead. Police have not released the names of the victims at this time. Autopsies have been ordered, and the cause of the fire is being investigated.