Woman dies of burns after Wichita fire

The fire happened May 11th at a restaurant

WICHITA, Kan - A woman who was severely burned in a Wichita restaurant fire has died of her injuries. 

A notice on social media said services will be held Wednesday, June 13th for Rosa Martinez Reyes.  She and her sister were burned in a fire May 11th at the Rostizeria Los Reyes restaurant at 508 West 21st.   A post on the restaurant's Facebook page said the services will be held at St. Mary's Cathedral at 307 East Central. 

A police officer saw a woman on fire and used his hands to put out the flames, then he broke a glass door to get into the restaurant and help another woman who was on fire.  

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.  Reyes' sister, Aurora Martinez-Perez is still in critical condition. 

 

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