Monday, September 4, 2017

Dog, five cats killed in Lee's Summit fire

Lee's Summit Fire Department

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO-- On Saturday, September 2, 2017, at 11:22 a.m. the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 632 SE Jonathon Avenue.

The occupant of the house arrived home and smoke was coming from the house. No one else was home. The caller reported multiple pets in the home.

When the fire department arrived, smoke was visible from the front of the one-story raised ranch house. All of the occupants were safe outside.

Fire crews entered the house and quickly knocked down a fire in the kitchen. A search of the structure confirmed the house was unoccupied. Firefighters did locate a dog and five cats; they did not survive the fire. The fire was under control by 11:30 a.m.

The fire damage was contained to the kitchen. Smoke and heat damaged the remainder of the house.

Lee’s Summit Animal Control was contacted to remove the pets from the home.

The fire originated in the kitchen. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Olathe police investigate shooting at apartment complex

Olathe Police Department

OLATHE, KAN. - On September 3rd, 2017, at approximately 8:13 PM, Officers were dispatched to the 16900 block of West 127th St. on a report of a Shooting. Upon arrival, officers did not locate a victim.

Officers later located the victim at a local hospital suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.
This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call (913) 971-7500 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.