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Associated Press, Published February 22 2010

Victims of reservation fire near Sisseton identified

RED IRON LAKE, S.D. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two people killed in a mobile home fire west of Sisseton.

Special Agent E.K. Wilson says autopsies are being done on 50-year-old Michael Brant and his 28-year-old nephew, Jarred Brant, who died early Friday.

Authorities did not immediately know where the two were from, or who lived in the home.

The cause of the fire is not known. Investigators are not calling it suspicious.

Federal authorities are involved in the investigation because the fire occurred on the Sisseton Wahpeton tribe's reservation in northeastern South Dakota.