TRENTON, Neb. (AP) -- A third person has died from injuries suffered when a controlled burn went awry at a southwestern Nebraska farm.

The McCook Daily Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/pRCedA) that 37-year-old Anthony Meguire died Sunday at a Lincoln hospital.

The Nebraska Fire Marshal's Office has said the April 28 fire eight miles northwest of Trenton began as a controlled burn to clear cattle-grazing land, but winds sent the fire out of control.

Forty-six-year-old Theresa Schnoor was killed in the fire. Forty-year-old Robert Seybold died May 18.

All three victims had lived in Trenton.

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Information from: McCook Daily Gazette, http://www.mccookgazette.com

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